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   Re: [xml-dev] Extension and media type and RDDL and document types

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On Tuesday 22 January 2002 11:42 pm, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> This is because the document type is most useful when creating
> and maintaining a document, not when processing it downstream,
> when we have all the advantages of namespaces, MIME media
> types, file extensions, stylesheet PIs.

I think this is an important point. most of the discussion about 
namespaces is vis-a-vis processing, and again, there are any number of 
different ways to interpret the data after creation. 

During creation, as Rick notes, is when the authors *intent* with 
regards namespace, is crucial.


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