The Peace Process: DOM and namespaces...

Michael.Kay at Michael.Kay at
Thu Feb 11 16:33:02 GMT 1999

Don Park:
> We can use 'xmlns' as the URI scheme name, outlaw the optional search
> segment, and then use Java package naming scheme for the 
> path.  Here is an example:
> <dh:foo xmlns:dh="xmlns:com.docuverse.dom.html." dh:bar="foobar"/>
Great suggestion. One of the biggest sources of confusion about namespaces
is that many of the examples use URI's beginning with "http://", which leads
people (and too-clever-by-half software) to think that the URI is referring
to a resource accessible via the HTTP protocol.

Mike Kay

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