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Re: [xml-dev] XML Namespaces 1.1

Original Message From: "David Lee"

> Re Pete's
> =====
> ".  But I believe that there are new XML uses created everyday
> that are essentially islands.  These XML uses could quite easily adopt an
> alternative non-backwards compatible method of namespaces with very little
> pain, and quite a lot of gain."
> =====
> I suggest that if its islands you're interested in (as I often am) then 
> the
> simpler solution is simply not to use namespaces.   Out of 10 years 
> working
> with XML there are only a few times i've *HAD* to use namespaces, and 
> those
> are integrating with or using  other vocabularies that already required
> namespaces.
> In all my "island" work I dont bother with namespaces at all.

That's a good point David.  But I do believe that a number of XML 
applications communicate via the sea (!!!!) of the Internet and for that 
reason I like to include some namespace information in the XML instances.

Pete Cordell
Codalogic Ltd
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data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes.
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