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   Re: [xml-dev] Registered namespace prefixes

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John Cowan writes:

 > > Has anyone come up with an alternate proposal that allows you to
 > > mix and match a document with elements that come from distributed
 > > creators?
 > Well, there was the pre-release version of namespaces, which
 > declared them using PIs in the prolog, after the XML declaration,
 > before the DOCTYPE.

It was axed by the W3C because of concerns about using XHTML inside
legacy (v.3 and 4) browsers, where "<?" could cause display problems.

All the best,


David Megginson, david@megginson.com, http://www.megginson.com/


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