Re: SVG and MathML in text/html

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Changing the Namespace spec not to require a URI is asking for name 
> collisions. And trying to register a new URI scheme just for naming this 
> is a non-starter; there is already a scheme for that purpose ("URN:").

Hey, if we can use "url:xlink" for this, that's fine too.  I don't care what the 
setup is as long as there is a short prefix that all namespace URIs people have 
to really deal with on the web have in common ("w3c:", "urn:", "www:", even 
"" might be OK, but is starting to push it length-wise) and the 
rest of the namespace URI is just a short name for the specification involved 
("svg", "xhtml", whatever).

That's assuming that hand-authoring (including of scripts that have to use 
createElementNS and company) is at all a goal, of course.  If it's not, then 
there's nothing to discuss here.


Received on Sunday, 16 March 2008 19:35:54 UTC