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Re: QNames and the XPointer namespace scheme

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 09:51:33 -0400
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To: www-tag@w3.org

>I have found another case of namespaces being declared outside the xmlns
>framework, which would go against the Qnames policy currently being flagpoled.
>
>It is in a draft WD that has not been released yet, so I won't 
>discuss details,
>but see
> 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-linking-wg/2002May/att-0150/03-WD-xptr-xmlns.htm
>

Not being privy to the inner workings of the W3C Illuminati, I don't 
know what's in that message, but the current public draft of XPointer 
violates the principal as well, for the reason that XPointers are not 
exclusively used in XML documents.
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