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AW: Update on namespaces

From: Weichel Bernhard (K3/EES4) <Bernhard.Weichel@pcm.bosch.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 1997 08:44:41 +0200
Message-ID: <c=DE%a=DBP%p=BOSCH-01%l=SIMAIL-970620064441Z-53475@si11724.si.bosch.de>
To: "'w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org'" <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>


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>Von: 	Joe English[SMTP:jenglish@crl.com]
>Gesendet: 	Donnerstag, 19. Juni 1997 19:56
>An: 	w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>Betreff: 	Re: Update on namespaces
>
>Likewise namespace prefixes; those who want to put a disambiguating
>prefix in front of GIs and attribute names can do so in their
>applications.  Neither approach needs explicit support from
>general-purpsose XML parsers, so neither one needs to be enshrined in
>the XML spec,

Prinicpial agreed but there is one argument we canīt ignore: 

Defining a nampace separator now
opens the way for a future approach of minimizing element 
names by automatic prefixing the namespace depending on 
whatever (AF, DTD ...)
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>--Joe English
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>  jenglish@crl.com
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