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   Re: [xml-dev] Generality of HTTP

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On Tuesday 22 January 2002 05:56 am, John Aldridge wrote:
> But XML is often used in a publishing context, rather than a
> point-to-point messaging context, and explicit private semantic
> agreements are neither possible nor necessary. A tacet agreement to
> use the meanings defined by the owner of a namespace is perfectly
> workable.

OTOH, you don't need namespaces if you agree on the tags...

Alpha-renaming is useful, but not necessary, and not necessary to 


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