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   Re: [xml-dev] Schema Namespace name, schemaLocation, and Schema V

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John Cowan wrote:
> Joe English scripsit:
> > [John Cowan]
> > > without breaking SGML backward compatibility.
> >
> > But surely there are other considerations besides just that!
> Well, for one thing, URI references often contain /, which is a
> SGML/XML delimiter.  So right off, <http://nyetwork.not/index.html:foo/>
> wasn't going to fly.

My point was that things like

    <http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform/for-each select="foo">
	<http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform/element name="bar">

would never have flown anyway, regardless of conflicts
with other XML delimiters.  "For compatibility with SGML"
is at best a secondary issue.

--Joe English



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