Compound Documents - necessary for success?

james anderson James.Anderson at
Tue Feb 2 20:03:00 GMT 1999

Ronald Bourret wrote:
> Nope -- no ignorance at all.  This is very definitely the problem
> namespaces were meant to address.  It's just that the original reaction of
> many people to the namespaces spec is that it somehow solves the "automagic
> combination" and "'valid' against multiple DTDs" problems as well.  (Put
> another way, you can get lunch, but it's not free.)

how about this for a synopsys: it guarantees you your own seat at the bar, but
you still going to have to be old enough to drink.

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