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   Re: [xml-dev] If prefix is exactly 'xml'

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> No.  It's not about what xml:whatever attributes you can use.  It's about
> declaring the prefix "xml" and the namespace
> http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace.
> It means you can't use "xml" as a prefix referring to your namespace,
> like this:
>   <foo xmlns:xml="http://example.org/my/namespace";>
> and that you can't use some other prefix to refer to the xml namespace,
> like this:
>   <foo xmlns:yml="http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace";>

All the while telling people "namespace prefixes don't matter".

I'm all for reserving the xml prefix, if for no other reason than to keep things
at this fundamental a level from getting confused.


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