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   Re: [xml-dev] Registered Namespace prefixes

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On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 09:54:06AM -0800, Jeff Lowery wrote:
> My opinion is that the answer lies in a prefix registry.  I know that's
> controversial, mainly because it creates an authority structure that has to
> be consulted prior to assigning prefixes to names.  I think this can be
> mitigate, though, by having a provisional namespace prefix mechanism that is
> essentially the same as it exists now, minus default namespaces.  Registered
> prefixes would then be denoted by special naming conventions.

  Excellent idea !!! I run the database and you pay me 70$ every 2 years
to keep a prefix in the registry, sounds cool ?

  Registries are evil, DNS is there it's already a massive robbery, 
though I like the business model [*], I dislike being a forced client.


[*] I guarantee that if you wanted to deploy this I would ask for serious money
    to actually add this registry support in my code !

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