Re: Need Help: Creating XML Tag with ":"
On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 02:36:05AM -0500, AndrewWatt2000@a... wrote: > In a message dated 29/10/2002 07:17:53 GMT Standard Time, > mgushee@h... writes: > > > > 1) Go ahead and use your markup with colons, but don't call it XML, > > Matt, > > Um, why not call it XML? Okay, maybe that was a little too strong. I should probably just get off this list, since I have far too little time to make sure I'm saying the right thing. But anyway ... > Have you read Chapter 2.3 of the XML 1.0 Rec lately? But of course (since you reminded me)! It says: ... authors should not use the colon in XML names except for namespace purposes ... --which is pretty much what I remembered, though I wasn't sure whether it was a 'must not' or a 'should not'. And since the original poster wanted to do exactly what that section says he shouldn't ... well, strictly speaking, it's legal. But probably not a good idea, wouldn't you say? -- Matt Gushee When a nation follows the Way, Englewood, Colorado, USA Horses bear manure through mgushee@h... its fields; http://www.havenrock.com/ When a nation ignores the Way, Horses bear soldiers through its streets. --Lao Tzu (Peter Merel, trans.)
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