Namespaces: prefixes vs. no prefixes

Peter Murray-Rust peter at
Tue Jul 28 22:54:08 BST 1998

At 14:32 28/07/98 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>Ron Bourret wrote:
>> This is undoubtedly a no-brainer, but it has just now occurred to me
that the
>> following two DTDs are almost certainly not the same.
>> <!ELEMENT A (B+)>
>> and
>IMHO they are not, since the current namespace draft provides no
>way to declare the meaning of unprefixed element names.

I'd recommend waiting for the next version of the namespace spec before
analysing the 1998-05 draft too deeply. RSN, I believe.


Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
net connection
VSMS, Virtual Hyperglossary

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at
Archived as:
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at

More information about the Xml-dev mailing list