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Re: [xml-dev] A proposal for application level XML 'namespaces'

Original Message From: "Andrew Welch"
>>> <mysc:parent xmlns:mysc="mysc">
>> Does that buy you much over doing:
>> <mysc.parent>
> hmm well you do know it's in the 'mysc' namespace, whereas in the
> latter you can't be sure if its in no namespace.  And also with the
> latter, if you pasted that into another document it would take on any
> existing default namespace change.
> If the prefix-as-the-namespace caught on, you could envisage parsers
> falling back to using the prefix as the namespace where there is no
> existing mapping, making the xmlns optional.

Hmm indeed!  Food for thought.  Especially the pasting and adopting the 
containers default namespace.

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