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   Re: [xml-dev] misprocessing namespaces (was Re: [xml-dev] There isa mean

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On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 13:31, Tim Bray wrote:
> At 12:52 PM 30/01/02 -0500, Mike Champion wrote:
> >>Weirder, actually. Like:
> >><test http://foo.com/bar/baz="value"; />
> >
> >What's weird about that (other than the http:// ...and all the 
> >baggage that drags along with it)?  I thought terseness was not a 
> >consideration for XML?  
> Allowing "/" as a name-char will certainly complicate parsers.
> Aside from that, it's certainly admirably simple. -Tim

I don't have any fundamental problem with it.  

I just marvel at how they could have reached that conclusion from any
experience with XML namespaces such as they are!
Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!


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