namespaces discussions off-topic (was Re: [uf-discuss] changing abbr-design-pattern to title-design-pattern?)

Tantek Ç elik tantek at
Tue May 1 10:24:43 PDT 2007

On 5/1/07 9:03 AM, "Charles Iliya Krempeaux" <supercanadian at>

> Hello Tantek,
> I think Ian may have meant... what about using (for Microformats)
> namespaces with pre-defined (and never changing) namespace prefixes
> (like in Java and Perl), instead of variable namespace prefixes (like
> in XML).

Even fixed namespace prefixes on content have the siloization/balkanization
effects and are thus undesirable.


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