XSchema Question 2: Namespaces
murata at apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp
Wed Jun 3 03:43:45 BST 1998
Paul Prescod wrote:
> > I propose XSC for the namespace prefix, unless someone knows of a conflict or
> > thinks three letters is too many.
> I disagree with Tim that the *suggested* namespace prefix is irrelevelent.
> You could similarly argue that file extensions are meaningless because of
> mime types. But our file systems tend to work better if we keep file
> extensions globally unique, as far as possible, and our documents will
> work better (especially with respect to cut and paste) if we can keep
> prefixes globally unique (as far as possible).
At best, "XSC" is an example prefix. In the future, the XML WG might make
namespace-aware parsers strip name prefixes. I proposed this in the XML WG
and will do so again.
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