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Re: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fuchs, Matthew" <matthew.fuchs@commerceone.com>
To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>; <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 4:11 PM
Subject: RE: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.

> However, it has been argued that a serious lacuna in the original NS rec
> the lack of an attribute to specify a namespace that applies only to the
> _content_ of the current element, not the element itself.  Let's call it
> xmlcont for the moment.  Having such a thing would be very convenient,
> for validating and non-validating applications.  For example, if I'm
> inserting in one element content from another, with xmlcont I don't need
> worry about prefix collisions, eg:
> Source:
> <a:foo xmlns:a="foo">
>   <a:e1/>
>   <a:e2/>
> </a:foo>
> Target:
> <a:baz/>
> where a is defined somewhere above.
> Result:
> <a:foo xmlcont:a="foo">
>   <a:e1/>
>   <a:e2/>
> </a:foo>

Did you mean the following for the Result:

<a:baz xmlcont:a="foo">

Or is it just too late in the day for me to be reading this mailing list?