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In a message dated 19/08/2002 22:01:05 GMT Daylight Time, tbray@textuality.com writes:

AndrewWatt2000@aol.com wrote:

>> Naah.  Namespaces are designed to prevent name collisions and that's it.
>> Anything else is all in your head.
> No. It's also to assist unambiguous recognition of elements. ... I know
> that because a W3C Recommendation tells me so. So it must be true. :)

And when might ambiguity arise?  In the case where there are (potential)
collisions.  Sheesh. -Tim


The fact that the two situations can occur in the same set of circumstances does not make them the same thing.

"Sheesh"! :)

Andrew Watt


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