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XBL Namespace uses the data: scheme

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 15:06:48 -0700
Message-ID: <17570.64888.760374.639579@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, ian@hixie.ch, dino@w3.org


I know that Firefox uses the data:xxx stream for inlined images,
and it is a fairly big performance win in that case for small
inlined images.



noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com writes:
 > 
 > I was just starting to work through the new XBL draft [1] and noticed:
 > 
 > "The namespace of all the XBL elements and XBL global attributes must be: 
 > data:,520e273a-62ad-4528-bb1e-9652bda76d62 "
 > 
 > I suspect there may be some pre-W3C history to this, but the choice 
 > doesn't seem consistent with the TAG's emerging consensus that providing 
 > retrievable representations for namespaces is a good thing [2].  Anyone 
 > know more about this and/or have an opinion as to whether the TAG should 
 > comment on this draft?  Thanks.
 > 
 > Noah
 > 
 > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xbl-20060619/
 > [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/nsDocuments/
 > 
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 > Noah Mendelsohn 
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 > 
 > 

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