OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]
Re: [xml-dev] XHTML 2 Working Group won't be renewed?

> Why do you need to wrap the URI in any characters at all?  Why not just do:
> <http://www.mycompany.com/myschema:local/>

I think one of the goals is to be able to use the expanded form in
XPaths, so that the XPath is enough on its own and doesn't require the
prefixes to be mapped in advance.  So, using your suggestion above
with no delimeters you would end up with:


...which probably isn't feasible, and not nice on the eyes :)

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]

News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1993-2007 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS