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RE: Significant W3C Confusion over Namespace Meaning and Policy

From: Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 11:43:03 -0800
Message-ID: <830178CE7378FC40BC6F1DDADCFDD1D1043C5B50@RED-MSG-31.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, "ext Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] 
> On Behalf Of Patrick Stickler
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 12:42 AM
> To: ext Karl Dubost
> Cc: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Significant W3C Confusion over Namespace Meaning 
> and Policy
> 
> 
> IMO, the introduction of xml:id reflects an increment in the 
> minor version of XML, and thus applications should be able to 
> refer to the version of XML prior to the introduction of this 
> attribute and the version of XML including this attribute in 
> a distinct manner.

In hindsight, this may have made sense but since this wasn't done to
differentiate XML 1.0 from XML 1.0 + XML namespaces it would probably
add much inconsistency to start doing it now. 

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