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Re: Namespace dispatching

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 16:08:36 -0500
Message-ID: <034e01c1ba52$c4aed000$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net>, "TAG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Paul Prescod wrote:

>
>  1 DOCTYPE statement
>  2 top-level namespace
>  3 schema reference declaration
>  4 other root-level declared namespaces
>  5 any attribute on the root element
>  6 anything in the document"
>
> I have not seen a compelling use-case for anything other than 1 and 2.
> Most of the others are just typing conveniences, IMO.
>

Regular expressions allow types to be defined by any of the above. The
theory and practice has been well described. See XDuce or Murata Makoto's
papers as a starting for some references.

Jonathan
Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2002 16:10:58 GMT

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