What is a namespace ... really?

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Sat Jan 16 23:24:49 GMT 1999

At 09:43 AM 1/15/99 -0500, Borden, Jonathan wrote:
>This is the *current* state of affairs. There are people who also believe
>that in the future the namespace concept is to be extended to incorporate
>Schema definition. That is, when a namespace URN points to a Schema
>definition, the Schema may, can or will be enforced in the same way that a
>DTD is enforced by a validating parser and a <!DOCTYPE definition.

Other way around.  There are people (most people who follow this
stuff) who think that a future schema facility needs to be 
namespace-sensitive.  -Tim

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