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RE: Proposal for Changing Element and Property Names

From: Terry Allen <tallen@sonic.net>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 1998 15:42:13 -0800
Message-Id: <199801312342.PAA04925@bolt.sonic.net>
To: tallen@sonic.net, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, yarong@microsoft.com
Yaron Goland wrote:
| Having been on the wrong end of making categorical statements which are just
| flat out wrong I won't dwell. However you may wish to learn from my
| experience. Try saying things in the form of "Hum... I haven't seen this XML
| name space extension mechanism before, where can I find a reference?" That
| way if it doesn't exist you have made your point, but if it does, you don't
| sound silly.

Well, I don't sound silly, because there isn't an XML name space
mechanism.  Look at the XML PR if you don't believe me.

| You can find the W3C announcement of this namespace mechanism along with a
| link to the draft, in the post Jim Whitehead, our group chair, put out on
| this group -
| http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/1998JanMar/0106.html

Which refers to a "Note", which has no standing re the XML spec.

  Terry Allen    Electronic Publishing Consultant    tallen[at]sonic.net
    Davenport and DocBook:  http://www.ora.com/davenport/index.html
Received on Saturday, 31 January 1998 18:41:39 UTC

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