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firstname.lastname@example.org (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...