On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 8:12 AM, Kurt Cagle <kurt.ca...@gmail.com> wrote: > Tab, > > I spend the vast majority of my time anymore in RDF-land, where namespaces > actually make sense (I'm not going to argue on the XML use of namespaces - > they are, agreed, ugly and complex). I know that when I've been at Balisage > or any of the W3 confabs, the issue of namespaces ex-XML has been hotly > debated, and many, many potential solutions proposed. Regardless, I do think > that there is a very real need for namespaces in the general sense, if only > as a way of being able to assert conceptual domain scope and to avoid > collisions (<div> is the prototypical example here).
Yes, as I've said, I don't disagree that we'll want a namespacing mechanism at some point. It's just not needed at the moment, and we can safely introduce it in the future. ~TJ