Musing over Namespaces

Clark C. Evans clark.evans at
Tue Dec 14 21:45:37 GMT 1999

On 14 Dec 1999, David Megginson wrote:
> > Why can't we have central registry of XML names?
> I don't think that the XML world needs its own Network Solutions.
> Hmmm .. actually, maybe I could squat on element names like "task" and
> "work-order" until GM pays me $2M for them.

I think it can be done very effectively informally.
The Oxford English Dictionary is not _the_ authoritative
reference for english, but it is certainly one of the
top ones... and other dictionaries will have a hard
time if they are too "incompatible" 

;) Clark

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