RE: Lesson Learned: Use namespaces for both markup anddata
I deal with many document types that have an envelope within which is both addressing information (and perhaps other things such as a digital signature) and a single payload element containing data. In other words, the payload data would be a well-formed XML document on its own with its own root element, but this is embedded in something else. In this case, it is common to declare a default namespace in the embedded element that is different from the namespace(s) of the envelope. SOAP-based web services also come to mind. Paul > -----Original Message----- > From: Michael Sokolov [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: 02 January 2010 5:32 PM > To: 'Dave Pawson'; firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: RE: Lesson Learned: Use namespaces for both markup anddata > > I wonder if anyone has any insight into how often the "embeddability" of > namespaces gets used. In other words, if it weren't possible to include > namespace declarations on any element (but only, say on the root element, or > via some other document-scoped mechanism), would that be a major pain? In > my experience, documents are not usually being produced by pasting text, but > by an xml-aware processor that is capable of managing declarations at the > document level. > > -Mike > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Dave Pawson [mailto:email@example.com] > > Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2010 4:07 AM > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subject: Re: Lesson Learned: Use namespaces for > > both markup anddata > > > > James Clark on namespaces. > > http://blog.jclark.com/2010/01/xml-namespaces.html > > > > > > > > > > regards > > > > -- > > Dave Pawson > > XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. > > http://www.dpawson.co.uk > > > > ______________________________________________________________ > > _________ > > > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by > > OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To > > minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > > Or unsubscribe: email@example.com > > subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org List archive: > > http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php > > > > > > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: email@example.com > subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php
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