Namespaces, Architectural Forms, and Sub-Documents

MURATA Makoto murata at
Thu Feb 19 01:39:08 GMT 1998

In message "Re: Namespaces, Architectural Forms, and Sub-Documents", Peter Murray-Rust 
> I hope that the "disgusting" refers to the use of 'img' and 'src' and the
> implied semantics rather than the mechanism :-).  I am an advocate of the
> *mechanism* (e.g
> where I
> use XML-LINK explicitly to combine chemistry, maths and text. This has the
> advantage that it avoids namespace problems. It also allows me to process
> foreign files if certain assumptions are made.

I  think that your approach works.  Do you think that this is the way 
to go?  I.e., no namespace mechanisms but links only?  Or, do you think 
that it should be possible to convert the link-based representation to 
the namespace-based representation and vice versa?


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