Re: Namespaces and DTDs
David Megginson wrote, re why namespaces are needed: > I'll paraphrase the use case as follows (I'll leave the source > anonymous): > > A server wants to construct a large XML document as the response to > a client request, and it does so by handing off the work to several > parallel processes and then concatenating the results into a single > document. If each of the processes can declare its own namespaces, > then it is not necessary to establish complicated negotiation > channels between the top-level process and the child processes to > obtain the correct namespace declarations. Maybe it's just me, but this sort of statement would have more credi- bility if there were more evidence of widespread practical application of this technique. Most successful standards are based, in large part, on experience and wisdom people gain from actually doing a thing. A lot. Am I missing something here? -- Richard Goerwitz PGP key fingerprint: C1 3E F4 23 7C 33 51 8D 3B 88 53 57 56 0D 38 A0 For more info (mail, phone, fax no.): finger richard@g... xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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