RFP: Namespace URI for HTML

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Fri Sep 10 07:31:49 BST 1999

At 05:49 PM 9/9/99 -0700, Marc.McDonald at Design-Intelligence.com wrote:
>	And if the elements 'a', 'table' and 'tr' were not in my own XML
>language why would I need to use a namespace at all? If there's no ambiguity
>there is no need to use a namespace.

Because presumably there will be software around that will do the
right thing with HTML automatically, based on namespace recognition.

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