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   RE: [xml-dev] WD for Namespaces 1.1

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com] 
> Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 11:53 AM
> To: xml-dev
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] WD for Namespaces 1.1
> At 04:11 PM 04/04/02 -0800, Ronald Bourret wrote:
> >Namespaces were (and still are) a good idea. Using URLs as 
> example URIs 
> >in the namespaces spec was a bad idea. It led people to think about 
> >dereferencing namespace names which, if you think about it, 
> is about as 
> >odd as dereferencing Java package names. Sure, you can come 
> up with a 
> >mechanism to do it, but why would you want to?
> It would be nice if there a canonical place to find the 
> javadoc output.  In fact it would be *very* nice. -Tim

Indeed, nothing would be more fruitful than raising the bar for software
development to include maintaining a website with documentation on the
classes involved in the application that must match whatever namespace
that was chosen during development. 

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