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CSS3 namespace feedback

From: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 12:27:40 -0700
To: Forms WG (new) <public-forms@w3.org>
Cc: steven.pemberton@cwi.nl
Message-ID: <OF1DA9AE38.23C1E1DA-ON8825740A.006AA98D-8825740A.006AE904@ca.ibm.com>
Hi Steven,

In the telecon today, we were unable to get back around to the topic after 
the beginning of the call, but with respect to your proposed feedback 


Nick and I both felt that in principle the backwards compatibility 
argument was a good piece of feedback.

I wondered, however, at what a resulting change would look like.  Would 
the behavior of  unqualified names seem bizarre or unnatural to 
namespace-aware authors? 

A few code examples might clarify quickly whether it "feels right".

John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
Senior Technical Staff Member
Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
IBM Victoria Software Lab
E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com 

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