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Re: [xml-dev] Is there any legitimate case for processing based ona specific namespace prefix?

On Tue, 2012-08-28 at 20:20 +0000, Costello, Roger L. wrote:

> Is there ever a time when it is okay to create an XML application that
> checks for a specific prefix,

In an XML environment - no.

In other environments - sometimes. For example, HTML 5 (not based on
XML) can say things about specific prefixes if it likes.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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Co-author, 5th edition of "Beginning XML", Wrox, July 2012

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