On Mon, 13 Dec 2010 17:29:14 +0700 James Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I can definitely see advantages in this option. I would summarise it > as: > > - no colons in element or attribute names, > - except that attribute names can start with "xml:"; What do you lose if you omit this? reserved xml: xxx ? Use full XML 1.0 (no longer micro?) What you gain, simpler parse, no exceptions for the learner? > - there's nothing to stop you having an attribute called "xmlns", but > MicroXML will treat it just like any other attribute I.e. no exceptions, simplicity. A plus IMHO > > Big upside: guaranteed to be namespace well-formed; simpler. > > Big downside: some XML infosets cannot be expressed. If you want that, go use XML 1.0 > > I would be interested to know whether others also find this option > preferable. Lose the exception for me James. Too little gain for more awkwardness. -- regards -- Dave Pawson XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. http://www.dpawson.co.uk
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