Namespace Comments (and dtd encoding)

MURATA Makoto murata at
Thu Aug 6 12:55:14 BST 1998

James Clark wrote:
> I'm having a hard time understanding why I would want the sort of prefix
> inheritance you are talking about.

Now that we have local scoping as well as default namespaces, we no longer 
need prefix inheritance.  You are right.  I was talking about a historical 
proposal, which should probably be turned down forever.

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