Re: Registered namespace prefixes
"W. E. Perry" wrote: > > james anderson wrote: > > > overstates the inferences which are properly made based on namespace names. it is claimed that > > > > "On the contrary, what remains are nothing but scope issues. The intent of namespaces is to disambiguate names by properly assigning them to semantic domains, ..." > > > > this would be a mistake. the intent of namespaces is to disambiquate qualified names by properly assigning them to collections of universal names. if you will, > > "symbolic domains". > > I agree with that. But the purpose of such assignment in *processing XML* is to associate names with appropriate processing or, if you will, dispatch on the name > correctly understood within its proper taxonomy (which I believe was Elliotte's point). > i do not understand his statement, that "namespaces enable [one to] to easily and quickly identify which vocabulary a given element comes from" to be the same as to "properly assigning them to semantic domains". there is an additional, essential step between a vocabulary and a semantic domain. ...
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