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Re: Bristol action: Rewrite the last paragraph of 4.9.2

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 10:14:17 -0400
Message-Id: <p06002002bbbd92716b1f@[]>
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, www-tag@w3.org

At 10:59 AM -0400 10/22/03, Norman Walsh wrote:
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>Suggested replacement:
>Applications that rely on DTD processing must impose additional
>constraints on the use of namespaces. DTDs perform validation based on
>the lexical form of the element and attribute names in the document.
>This makes prefixes semantically significant in ways that are
>anticipated by [XMLNS]. As other schema technologies become widely
>deployed, this drawback will diminish in significance.

It might be useful to indicate that it is possible to use parameter 
entity references to avoid the problem of fixed prefixes when using 

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)
Received on Thursday, 23 October 2003 10:29:05 UTC

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