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Re: AW: Update on namespaces

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 1997 09:56:35 +0100
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19970620085635.006a1698@mail.u-net.com>
To: "'w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org'" <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
At 08:44 20/6/97 +0200, Weichel Bernhard (K3/EES4) wrote:

>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 ...)

A namespace separator  was defined by WG8 5-6 years ago for the revision of
ISO 9070. It is "::". Please don't expect WG8 to adopt an alternative one
just to please the XML ERB.
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