SAX2: Namespace proposal

Paul Prescod paul at
Mon Dec 20 17:49:23 GMT 1999

David Megginson wrote:
> The classic use case is a transformation where the result will be
> still used by an author, sort of an XML sed.  I don't find this case
> particularly persuasive, but clearly the DOM WG did, and as a result,
> the Infoset was constrained to follow.

James also mentioned the case where the output had to be DTD-compatible.
In that case the prefixes used are meaningful because they are what the
DTD expects.
 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
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flickering insult to the values of democracy -- unless it provokes 
America into limiting the freedoms that are its hallmark.
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