On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 2:15 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, real namespacing does eventually prove necessary as the
> population grows.  That's fine.  It's something that can be added
> organically as necessary; letting everything live in the null
> namespace first doesn't harm future namespacing efforts.

(It shouldn't, but yet when XML added namespacing it did so in a way
that was incompatible with XML itself (see the ":" and the horrible
set of APIs in the DOM we ended up with as a result). And when XHTML
came along it used a namespace whereas HTML did not (we later fixed


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