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Transition Request: PER Request for Namespaces in XML 1.0 Second Edition

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 17:58:36 -0400
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The XML Core WG requests publication of 
  Namespaces in XML 1.0 (Second Edition)
available at
http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2006/04/xml-names-2e/xml-names-10-2e.html
as a Proposed Edited Recommendation (PER).  

The URL cited above is for the most recent Member-only 
version of the specification as of 2 June 2006 but
dated 14 June 2006 in anticipation of publication then.

That file is set up to be published by moving it to
http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/PER-xml-names-20060614/Overview.html

The Namespaces in XML 1.0 First Edition was published on 
14 January 1999 at http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xml-names-19990114/
The Errata document to the First Edition is at
http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-names-19990114-errata
This Second Edition incorporates these errata.  In addition,
there are several editorial changes, including a number of 
terminology changes and additions intended to produce greater 
consistency. The non-normative appendix "The Internal Structure 
of XML Namespaces" has been removed. 

The WG's decision to request publication as a PER was taken 
during a WG telcon on 2006 May 31 whose minutes may be found at 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2006May/0068


SCHEDULE

We propose a publication date of 2006 June 14.

We propose that the PER period lasts from the date of publication
until 31 July 2006.  


PROPOSED PER TITLE, ABSTRACT AND STATUS SECTIONS

Abstract

XML namespaces provide a simple method for qualifying element 
and attribute names used in Extensible Markup Language documents 
by associating them with namespaces identified by URI references.

Status of this Document

This section describes the status of this document at the time 
of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. 
A list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of 
this technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports 
index at http://www.w3.org/TR/.

This document is a product of the W3C XML Activity. The English 
version of this specification is the only normative version. 
However, for translations of this document, see 
http://www.w3.org/2003/03/Translations/byTechnology?technology=REC-xml-n
ames.

Documentation of intellectual property possibly relevant to 
this recommendation may be found at the Working Group's public 
IPR disclosure page.

Known implementations are documented in the Namespaces 1.0 
implementation report. A test suite is also available via the 
XML Test Suite page.

Please report errors in this document to xml-names-editor@w3.org; 
public archives are available. The errata list for this document 
is available at http://www.w3.org/XML/2006/xml-names-errata.


Paul Grosso and Norman Walsh, chairs of the XML Core WG. 
Received on Monday, 5 June 2006 22:02:11 GMT

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