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RE: SD5 - Namespaces

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 1997 09:41:35 -0400
Message-Id: <199705221341.JAA00706@nathaniel.ebt>
To: andrewl@microsoft.com
CC: sjd@kirk.mit.edu, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>I just asked several parser writers about the implementation difficulty
>of single versus double colons.  They said that single are easier and
>will lead to simpler, smaller parsers.

I find that somewhat questionable. At most this would require one
more lookahead (though colon currently isn't a name character, so
it probably doesn't even mean that).
Received on Thursday, 22 May 1997 09:42:18 UTC

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