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Re: (mis)using XML 'syntactic' namespaces

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 10:35:40 -0500
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Cc: GRDDL Working Group <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>, "Booth, David (HP Software - Boston)" <dbooth@hp.com>
Message-Id: <1180107340.19898.27.camel@pav.dm93.org>

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 10:52 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
[...]
> quoted from David Booth
> 
> Does an XML namespace necessarily imply a certain set of semantics?

On the root element, yes, it does.

We discussed this as part of 
 issue-mt-ns: how GRDDL interacts with XML and RDF media type
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/rdxh/spec#issue-mt-ns

and before closing that issue, we consulted the TAG:

follow your nose from XML documents to namespace documents?
xmlFunctions-34, nsMediaType-3, RDFinXHTML-35
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2006Nov/0086.html

http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2006/11/14-tagmem-minutes#item03


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