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   Re: [xml-dev] thinking about "namespace pedantry"

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Message Michael Kay wrote:
 > in summary, the "namespaces in xml" recommendation's specifications with
regard to "names
> which are not in any namespace" are unnecessarily and unreasonably

Absolutely. James Clark got round this quite neatly in XPath 1.0, I think,
by referring to the "thing that is not a namespace" as "the null namespace".
We need a name for it, and we can use that phrase without having to agree on
whether the thing is or is not a namespace.

"Collection of unqualified names" ?



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