SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class

Hunter, David dhunter at
Thu Dec 16 16:30:12 GMT 1999

From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray at]
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 1999 10:46 AM
> And the namespace-oblivious world is just no longer interesting.
> -Tim

Interesting or not, and that depends on point of view :-), I'm not convinced
that the namespace-oblivious world is going to go away.  Ever.  If one wants
to use XML only in the context of one's own application, namespaces aren't
useful or needed.  One of the reasons XML is so great is that you don't
*need* a DTD to process XML documents - are we just going to replace the DTD
with namespaces, and require that all XML documents use namespaces of some

David Hunter
david.hunter at

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