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RE: Thoughts on namespaces

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 1997 05:19:00 -0700
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To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
All of the namespace proposals have to solve two problems:

 1. linking to the schema or whatever defines the namespace, and
 2. signalling what namespace an element type is in (the colon stuff).

For #1, we've had proposals for using elements and PI's and weird new
marked section-like syntax.  Despite the fact that the problem has
"link" in its name.  This could obviously done with xml-link given
a reserved role like 
<x XML-link="extended" role="xml-namespace" href=".." short-prefix=".."/>

Given that it can be, it should be.  Why not? -Tim
Received on Monday, 2 June 1997 23:20:06 UTC

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