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   Re: [xml-dev] WD for Namespaces 1.1

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>As I noted elsewhere, if the authors of 1.1 are bothered by the
>incompatibility of namespaces and DTDs, they have an alternative to
>throwing out DTDs -- making namespaces work with them. While this is
>probably too much to hope for, it would be nice.

Just to be absolutely clear about this, both XML 1.1 and Namespaces
1.1 have very limited ambitions.  XML 1.1 aims to resolve various
character-level issues (newer Unicode versions, line ends, Unicode
normalization).  Namespaces 1.1 aims to add undeclaring of prefixes.
Both will incorporate errata to the current editions.  

That's all.  No throwing out DTDs, no making them work with
namespaces.  No unification of the two specs.  Sorry.

-- Richard


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