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

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On Thursday 31 January 2002 05:43 pm, Steven R. Newcomb wrote:
> It's a simple fact that the generic identifier is just
> an attribute value, like all other attribute values,
> except that it's the value of the one-and-only nameless
> attribute.  

I'm entirely in agreement with this. You say "an element HAS-A gi", so 
this is obviously an attribute of the object (as all names are 
ultimately.... a rose by any other name...).

I was surprised to get no reaction when I asserted that aplha-renaming 
is *precisely* what I think namespace do... but this is one large part 
of the reasoning.


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