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Re: [css3-namespace] XML Core WG's review

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 00:46:50 +1200
Message-ID: <451BC43A.8050309@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Personally, I would recommend to the editors remove the sentence
> saying that the XMLNames11 terminology is being used, and instead
> define their own terminology (keeping the terms as compatible as
> possible, preferably identical, of course). 

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Forcing the editors to define the terms results in the editors being
> much more likely to understand the terms, and thus use them correctly.
> The examples of misuse given in this thread suggest that the editors
> don't currently understand the terms.
> If the editors understand the terms then, in this case, it is probably
> better to not duplicate the definitions, since they seem relevant and
> appropriate, and the XMLNames11 specification is light enough for the
> reference to not be an undue burden on the reader.
> (Having said that, there are definitely cases where specifications
> have reused terminology gratuitously -- and that just causes all kinds
> of confusion. IMHO it is not automatically appropriate to reference
> other specifications.)

I'm having trouble understanding the intent of your comments. Could you
please rephrase/summarize what it is you would like me to fix?


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