Namespaces and XML validation

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Aug 11 16:36:33 BST 1998

Dean Roddey wrote:

> The other possible model, is that of Java. Java's model is basically like the
> "Use the whole URI" method, which is obviously yucky give the syntax of URIs.

But note that Java uses the model of the old draft: all minimization
declarations ("import" statements in Java jargon) must appear at the
beginning, and are global to the document.

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