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Re: [xml-dev] Looking for an example of a name colliision

From: Arjun Ray <aray@----.--->
To: XML DEV <xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 6/1/2003 4:14:00 AM
"Chiusano Joseph" <chiusano_joseph@b...> wrote:

|> in any document using the a1 vocabulary, how can "StateCode" in the
|> sense of the a2 vocabulary be used?  Well, just use it!

| If the 2 schemas (agency 1 and agency 2) shared the same namespace
| (perhaps an overall "superagency" namespace), then name collision would
| occur. 

Only if (a) the combined schema insisted on using the same names as is
*and* (b) insisted on "GI only" as the only basis for discrimination.

To enable (a), one has merely to abandon (b).  It's a fallacy anyway
(deriving from the more basic fallacy that vocabulary specific names must
somehow always occur in syntactically visible positions.)

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