Another look at namespaces

Ann Navarro ann at
Sat Sep 18 03:09:23 BST 1999

At 05:58 PM 9/17/99 -0700, Marc.McDonald at wrote:
>> At 03:24 PM 9/17/99 -0700, Marc.McDonald at wrote:
>> >. In particular, why should XHTML
>> >go off and decide a mechanism  to solve a problem which is a general XML
>> >problem and is being worked on by the schema group?
>> We didn't decide someone else's problem. We took a work in progress and
>> used it as the basis of *one* aspect (out of several) for our decision on
>> the namespace issue. 
>> Ann 
>> But that is jumping the gun - part of a work in progress  is in a proposed
>> recommendation. 

The key phrase in there is "one aspect"  -- and we're still not *using*
schemas, we're addressing the possibility that this may happen, as well as
dealing with the other use cases described in Steven's message. 


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