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Re: [xml-dev] CSS instead of Namespace

Yes, But I am not a fan of the information XML Schema places in, nor
really XML Schema in the whole.

Bryan Rasmiussen

On Feb 20, 2008 3:19 PM, Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:
> bryan rasmussen wrote:
> > the reason why it is bad is obvious, CSS is useful for slotting in and
> > out what is inessential to understanding of the data, mainly the
> > presentation, while namespaces (as currently defined) are an essential
> > part of understanding what the data is.
> The general notion of using an external document to provide information
> on how to process an XML document is hardly new, though.
> See, for one old example:
> http://www.simonstl.com/projects/xpdl/
> The SGML Prolog is of course even more ancient.
> The idea is still appealing to me - but at the same time seems ever less
> likely to catch on generally.  It's kind of funny, though, given that
> W3C XML Schemas may in some instances provide much more information
> necessary to 'properly' interpret a document, "an essential part of
> understanding what the data is."
> Layering on top, sure - layering below, consternation.
> Thanks,
> Simon St.Laurent
> Retiring XML troublemaker
> http://simonstl.com/
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