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On Oct 28, 2004, at 7:38 AM, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Sergio J. Rodriguez M. wrote:
>> If Namespaces are in fact a disaster, then why is widely used in any
>> XML Vocabulary, like RDF or OWL?
> Because we didn't know better six years ago. Some things you only
> learn from brutal experience.
Inertia... big names pushing a flawed spec over the protestations of
many. Once out, things snowballed.