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   RE: [xml-dev] Co-operating with Architectural Forms

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At 08:57 AM 31/01/02 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>The W3C also has to give up superstitions.  On the 
>other hand, AFs were discussed very seriously and 
>I'm still not sure what the killer objections were. 

In my recollection, the main objection was that the AF syntax 
for namespacing on attributes was seen as really unattractive.  
If we had wanted to do namespaces on just elements, not attributes, 
I'm pretty sure we would have ended up with AFs or equivalent.


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