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· · 2003
· · · August
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Markup, Namespaces, and Meaning · Jon Udell has been think­ing so fu­ri­ous­ly about mix­ing names­paces and the mean­ing of markup that I imag­ine a vis­i­ble swirl of su­per­heat­ed brain en­er­gy above his home of­fice. I think that this whole area of thought is what over in the W3C TAG we re­fer to as a “rat-hole”. I.e., some­thing you can van­ish down nev­er to re-appear, or at least a place where you can waste a lot of time scur­ry­ing along twisty lit­tle pas­sages. Here­with some (I hope) de­mys­ti­fi­ca­tion ...
 
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