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Re: Finishing the XML-tagging discussion



Tim Bray wrote:

> Hmmm, if you believe this is a good idea, the answer is obvious: the
> namespace of the root element.

Insufficient.  Suppose we have an XHTML-1.1 based document, and you
are trying to negotiate depending on some non-HTML content in it
(metadata, e.g.)  The root element's namespace is not particularly
privileged, and may be the least important namespace in the document.

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