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Re: Namespaces and namespace names: a new synthesis?

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Sat, 27 May 100 20:48:36 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200005280048.UAA20538@locke.ccil.org>
To: jborden@mediaone.net (Jonathan Borden)
Cc: xml-uri@w3.org
Jonathan Borden scripsit:

> Or alternatively, a namespace processor can be instructed to prepend
> "data:," to the actual namespace string prior to processing it and then
> strip the first 6 chars when returning it. How would this change the current
> behavior of namespace aware XML parsers? Not at all.
> 
> 
> This is no different than using literal comparison in actual real world
> behavior ... it that the crux of a strawman argument?

Not a strawman, perhaps a trial balloon (I think I must write a web page
on this distinction...).

But yes: preserve the existing behavior, but on a foundation that makes
namespaces resources.

-- 
John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
	Yes, I know the message date is bogus.  I can't help it.
		--me, on far too many occasions
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