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Re: How to use CDBase URIs in Content MathML?

From: Urs Holzer <urs@andonyar.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 22:23:25 +0200
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>, "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
Message-Id: <201007122223.25672.urs@andonyar.com>
David Carlisle wrote:
> On 12/07/2010 16:41, Urs Holzer wrote:
> [...]
> > It is widely accepted that just chosing prefixes carefully in XML
> > without using URIs to identify the namespaces is not enough in
> > practice.
> 
> widely but not universally, note for example the current html5
> proposals more or less completely reject the namespace/uri extension
> mechanisms in favour of centralised name registries. Not that I
> necessarily agree with that, just observing that (especially in a
> web context) using URIs as naming systems does not always help
> adoption.

I don't think they really do. After all, they provide an XML encoding 
for HTML 5. I also think MathML shouldn't do either. I believe that such 
decisions do not belong into the language itself, they should be handled 
outside of it. 

Greetings
Urs
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