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   RE: [xml-dev] Managing Innovation

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rjm@zenucom.com (Rick Marshall) writes:
>> 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.

I'd heard of 220-character local names and 200-char namespaces.  I
suspect it could get a lot worse.  

Hmmm... maybe I should come up with a set of escaping rules for URIs so
they can be the prefix directly...


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