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Re: Positions on issue 19

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 20:53:35 -0700
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org, Allen Brown <allenbr@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <20010527205335.C1112@mnot.net>
On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 05:09:13PM -0700, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> If this is true then it would seem a weak argument for changing
> things from what they are now. In fact, should we discourage the
> use of default namespaces?

Discourage is perhaps too strong - namespaces are equivalent no
matter how they are assigned, and implementations shouldn't be
implicitly encouraged to cut corners. 

I'd say let's encourage people to use local namespaces and leave it
there... (i.e., use them in examples, etc., not defaults).

Mark Nottingham
Received on Sunday, 27 May 2001 23:53:40 UTC

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