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   RE: [xml-dev] Managing Innovation

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On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 07:40, David Megginson wrote:
> Rick Marshall writes:
>  > that's what ibm said 20 years ago and every design since has had to
>  > cope with 640k base memory ranges and other "that'll be more than
>  > enough" decisions.
> I understand that argument well, but in this case, we're not talking
> about limiting the overall length of XML documents.  Let's try not to
> imagine only the present, but the future as well -- can anyone make a
> reasonable case for an XML element or attribute name longer than 4096
> characters (for example)?

do you mean like once computer generated namespaces and random names get
involved? i can see it happening within a few years.

> All the best,
> David
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