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Re: SD5 - Namespaces

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 23 May 1997 02:14:43 +0100
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <199705230114.CAA00573@curia.ucc.ie>
At 19:51 22/05/97 -0500, Len Bullard wrote:
>Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>> Yes.  I want to write things like <CML:VAR> and <MathML:VAR> in the same
>> document.  

[...]

>That argument is strange to me and always will be.  We are waaaay past 
>the average bear at this point anyway and SGML is only hard if one 
>has to write the parser.  I suspect before we are done, 
>we will have SGML Lang and XML app for everything else.  But hey, 
>eternal optimism here... :-)

Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem. (William of Occam)

Can't we just use CONCUR syntax? Parsers already have code to handle it
and isn't this just really CONCUR in disguise?

<(CML)VAR foo=bar>blort</(CML)VAR>
<(MathML)FRAC>99<(MathML)OVER/>100</(MathML)FRAC>

///Peter
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