Namespace handling in XML Processors

Marc.McDonald at Marc.McDonald at
Tue Aug 31 23:52:05 BST 1999

> schen at wrote:
> > But at least I can recognize the utility of namespaces in XSLT, which
> > would be more difficult to handle without this facility.  Less clear to
> me
> > is the raging XHTML debate in the parallel thread(s).
> >
> > Sorry for stirring up anything that was rehashed before, I've only just
> > subscribed to the list.  Thanks again.
	I did find the use of namespaces an elegant solution to the
backquote problem of Lisp, separating code to assemble a data structure from
the data structure itself. 

Marc B. McDonald
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Design Intelligence, Inc.
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