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Re: [xml-dev] RE: James Clark: XML versus the Web

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Amelia A Lewis <amyzing@talsever.com> wrote:

> I'm increasingly of the opinion that XML "jumped the shark" with the
> XML Namespaces specification.

Namespaces was at least the nose of the shark. I think we really
should have insisted that prefixes not be able to be bound to more
than one URI in the same document.

Schemas are bad, but ignorable.

I remain convinced, though, that the single biggest mistake was DOM.

Elliotte Rusty Harold

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