Another errata?

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Feb 4 06:13:48 GMT 1999

At 01:40 PM 2/3/99 -0500, Tyler Baker wrote:
>Once you read a
>document into memory and no longer preserve the original prefixes (or 
>rather the QName), when
>you write the document back out (which has possibly been mutated) where do 
>you get these
>prefixes?  Do you simply invent them in the form a, b, c, ..., aa, ab, ac, 
>... etc. 

Exactly.  I can't imagine why you think this is hard.

> I suppose
>the people in the "Namespaces in XML" feel that once you read in a document, you throw it

When read something this ludicrous, I stop reading. -Tim

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