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Namespaces 1.1 - "Namespace Binding Declaration" vs "Namespace Declaration"

From: <Svgdeveloper@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 08:01:22 EDT
Message-ID: <184.1eacf8be.2c5e5392@aol.com>
To: xml-names-editor@w3.org
In Namespaces in XML 1.1 CR the misleading term "namespace declaration" is 
carried forward from Namespaces 1.0.

Since the definition proferred in chapter 3 re "namespace declaration" (sic) 
recognises that what is being described is the binding to a namespace surely a 
W3C specification should not perpetuate sloppy terminology from an earlier 

I suggest that the WG take the opportunity to use the term "Namespace Binding 
Declaration" (or some suitable similar term) to replace the misleading term 
"namespace declaration" throughout the Namespaces in XML 1.1 specification.

Andrew Watt
Received on Sunday, 3 August 2003 08:01:32 UTC

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