Re: XML Namespaces 1.1
Original Message From: "Michael Fuller" > On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 12:00:26AM -0400, Rick Yorgason wrote: >> I mean, we're talking about a language that has its roots in *browsers*. > > XML does not have its roots in browsers. > It has its roots in SGML (actually, XML *is* SGML) ... Is XML with namespaces still SGML? I don't know, but I'm guessing not. Either way, for my money, the time to be concerned about SGML heritage has long since past. XML should stand on its own now. > In fact, with HTML 5, the HTML community has taken a sharp > turn _away_ from the relationship with SGML/XML. To me the evolution of HTML is an illustration that things can change and evolve and still be coped with. It may not be pretty, but I imagine that if HTML had not moved beyond 1.0 all web sites would be Flash now :-) Pete Cordell Codalogic Ltd Interface XML to C++ the easy way using C++ XML data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes. Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com for more info Twitter: http://twitter.com/petecordell
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