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   RE: [xml-dev] Effective XML

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Because border cases exist...

Is it better to use a namespace or to copy an element type 
or attribute type definition into a new schema?  IOW, by 
what criteria should one choose between a namespace reference 
and a clone?

Maintenance is obvious but not a problem.  I would suggest 
that it is cheaper to copy if the overlap among several 
schema is small (just a few common element and attribute 


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Brennan [mailto:Michael_Brennan@Allegis.com]

  - Use namespaces for modularity and extensibility


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