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

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just hope people will actually evaluate the costs of using namespaces
> before automatically sticking them on everything.

You can't go far wrong if:

- You pick a namespace that will never change: don't use dates, or
words like 'proposed' or 'beta', or embed version information
- You always use a prefix
- You tell the team to always use an XML parser to read the XML, and
an XML writer to serialise the XML, and never ever process XML as a

Ha!  Just Ha!

You probably need to add about 100 items to your list.

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