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Re: [xml-dev] To namespace or not to Namespace ....

On 7 April 2010 19:39, Stephen Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com> wrote:
> The strongest antipathy in this thread against namespaces and prefixes
> seems to be from those considering people actually seeing and editing
> the raw XML but surely the real problems are for those writing code to
> handle the XML if it contains multiple prefixes / namespaces. Then there
> is likely to be a real attempt to remove the prefixes by first converting the
> XML into something without them before writing all the real code - so as to
> avoid code-maintenance nightmares.

What code maintenance nightmares do you get from processing XML with
multiple prefixes / namespaces?

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

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