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   RE: [xml-dev] The subsetting has begun

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> From: Gavin Thomas Nicol [mailto:gtn@rbii.com]
> > I agree
> > that programmers usually prefer to work
> > at the level of the API, but things like
> > hidden namespace values force them to
> > go back and look at the data model.
> I'd say the API or the data model is broken in that case.

And what if you're the Desparate Perl Hacker?  

Oh, I don't know...  I guess we'll either all become namespace scoping rule
resolution experts, or there'll be libraries to do our thinking for us.
Nothing can ever be simple where engineers are involved.


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