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On Wednesday 30 January 2002 07:58 pm, Jonathan Borden wrote:
> No seriously, the reason it doesn't matter is because XML Namespaces
> are a done deal. All this discussion would have been fine when the
> rec was under development, and I understand there _was_ alot of
> discussion. But now, circa 2002, there are literally millions of
> copies of deployed software that require XML namespace conformance,
> as well as many W3C recommendations that require XML Namespaces
> conformance. In the "let a thousand flowers bloom" theory of the
> internet, XML Namespaces has bloomed, and bloomed big.
I'm not sure that namespaces *have* won the day....
As you say though, time will tell.... for now, I can ignore them, and
write software that uses just the QName, or AF's or <whatever> ;-)