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Re: [xml-dev] Correct usage of the terms "bind", "binding", "bound","in"?

On 04/04/2011 11:00, Costello, Roger L. wrote:

 > (b) The name "ISBN" is _in_ the namespace http://www.books.org

True, although it doesn't say much as all XML namespaces have exactly 
the same set of names, that is all names that match the NCName 
production. So ISBN is in every XML namespace. This one for example
<ISBN xmlns="data:,costello@mitre.org"/>

> Is this correct terminology:
>       {http://www.books.org}ISBN is_bound_  to "978-0-9844425-0-8"

If you're making up terminology anyway it's hard to say if it is correct 
or incorrect. It's correct if you say it is.
In this case it's non standard terminology and unlikely to be understood 
unless accompanied by a definition.

In your example, if you want to talk about the underlying data it would 
be more normal to say:

the ISBN of the book is 978-0-9844425-0-8

or if you want to talk about the XML it would be more normal to say:

the content of the element is 978-0-9844425-0-8


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