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RE: [xml-dev] Lesson Learned: Use namespaces for both markup anddata
To: "'Elliotte Rusty Harold'" <elharo@-------.--->, "'Paul Spencer'"
Date: 1/3/2010 12:34:00 AM
> I am 95% certain that the > pain caused by allowing prefix declarations only on the root > element would be far less than the pain caused by allowing > redeclarations of prefixes. That would mean an XSLT processor would have to build the result tree in memory rather than serializing it on the fly. The cost of that for people transforming large documents is quite significant. (But the question is academic. If we were changing this rule, we would want to change lots of other rules at the same time.) Regards, Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ http://twitter.com/michaelhkay _______________________________________________________________________ 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: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php