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Conceptual mistakes become du jure mistakes.
If it is costly, one wonders about the definition
of integrity if it has to be defended post hoc.
Namespaces don't belong in the core.
From: Mike Champion [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
4/4/2002 7:07:07 PM, Ronald Bourret <email@example.com> wrote:
> namespaces are the only part of the infoset that
>are not defined in the XML 1.0 spec. Put another way, namespaces are
>part of XML 1.0 in a de facto sense, even if they lack de jure status.
That's a pretty compelling argument, IMHO. As I implied in an earlier
reply to Len, conceptual integrity has a "value" all its own, even though
that is hard to quantify in a cost/benefit analysis.