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On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 09:51, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Is this thread drifting toward a discussion of how
> XML infrastructure should evolve to enable component
> support below the level of the plugin? IOW, if what
> is needed is processors, in effect, MS behaviors
> attached through CSS stylesheets work reasonably
> well. My opinion at this time is that using
> namespaces to infer or direct behaviors is overkill
> and more complicated than is needed.
If it drifts that direction, please change the subject header.
This Internet-Draft is focused only on providing information about which
namespaces are contained in a document, not on recommending dispatch
mechanisms for processing namespaces or even arguing that they are a
good thing. The xmlns Media Feature can do useful content-negotiation
work with or without any such dispatching mechanism.
Mark Baker has noted that he's working on a draft which addresses some
of those issues, and I wish him luck in that much more complicated
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