XML in the real world... Was "Re: Another look atnamespaces"

Ann Navarro ann at webgeek.com
Fri Sep 17 16:06:46 BST 1999

At 05:47 AM 9/17/99 -0400, David Megginson wrote:
>Ann Navarro writes:
> > For current HTML parsers, you need exactly *zero* namespaces. They aren't
> > aware of them. They ignore them. (The same could be said for DTDs on the
> > rendering side of things, though authoring is greatly aided by their
> > inclusion). 
>That's not entirely true -- MSIE 5, which is very widely deployed,
>*does* know about and use Namespaces for ******everything but HTML******
>there's not a standard HTML Namespace yet).  I think that Mozilla
>either does the same or is about to.

*****everything but HTML *******  (emphasis mine)

Which was my point. 


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