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[Bug 7670] New: Use of prefixes is too complicated for a Web technology

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:10:39 +0000
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           Summary: Use of prefixes is too complicated for a Web technology
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML+RDFa (editor: Manu Sporny)
        AssignedTo: msporny@digitalbazaar.com
        ReportedBy: ian@hixie.ch
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org,

The use of prefixes that can be bound to arbitrary strings then combined with
other strings to form a third set of string is IMHO too complicated for a
technology intended for broad Web deployment (e.g. in text/html).

I sent comments to this effect to the list:

HTML5+RDFa uses such a model (layered on top of the "xmlns" attributes
currently, though it doesn't matter exactly what the prefix declaration
attribute is).

I think this should be a blocker issue for any HTMLWG deliverable.

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