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   Re: [xml-dev] Choosing a target name for a processing instruction

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Michael Kay wrote:
> I've always wondered why processing instruction names weren't namespaced 
> just like elements and attributes. I imagine someone thought PIs weren't 
> used much so they might as well be allowed to die quietly.
>  

PIs can occur outside the root element, and thus don't always have a 
namespace context.

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