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

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From: "David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>

 > > I am of the opinion that if the namespace name does not change, then
> > the semantics of an XML-based markup language  should not change
> > either. 
> Take a look at the namespace spec.
> Namespaces are not about semantics they are about names.

Well, they really are about modularity which cannot really get too far from
ideas of semantics.
> A language version is usually undersood to share some named constructs
> with other versions of the same language. If it doesn't then it is not a
> new version, it is a new language.

A namespace is not a language, nor does it define a language. A schema
specifies (parts of) the language.  
Rick Jelliffe


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