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RE: [xml-dev] Motivations for namespaces (sorry)

From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@--------.--->
To: "'Gustaf Liljegren'" <gustaf.liljegren@--------.--->,<xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 7/9/2003 1:27:00 PM
> It's funny that no one seem to be 
> able to present a *good* working example of how namespaces 
> solves name conflicts. 

You don't actually need an example: the theoretical possibility of a
conflict is good enough justification.

But if you want an example, look at the vocabularies used by XSLT and
XML Schema. A quick scan finds that both use the local names element,
attribute, include, import, key, sequence.

Michael Kay

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