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   Re: [xml-dev] Registered namespace prefixes

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On Saturday 08 March 2003 02:43 pm, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> They're a dozen different ways to do this. For instance, I could have
> a table of which element names belong to which vocabularies, and
> perhaps make the table context dependent. Namespaces just make it a
> lot easier.

OK. I guess I that's where we depart. I don't think namespaces make it a lot 
easier, and instead, add a somewhat problematic mechanism that never needed 
to be standardized.

Namespaces are, IMHO, the epitome of gratuitous standardization.


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