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   Re: [xml-dev] WD for Namespaces 1.1

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Marcus Carr wrote:

> Which timing issue - the absence of schemas? Without them, we might
> have had XML with namespaces, but no processors capable of
> validation, unless we were willing to kludge DTDs on an ad hoc basis.

The one that apparently led the authors of XML 1.0 to anticipate
namespaces (hence the warning about using colons in Names) but release
XML 1.0 before they were actually spec'd.

-- Ron


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