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

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

Checking for a prefix on incoming XML: I would say no. But when 
generating XML, there are two factors to bear in mind:

(a) if the XML is to be human-readable, using familiar prefixes is very 

(b) some vocabularies use DTDs for validation, and DTDs may only work 
with a specific prefix.

Michael Kay

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