Re: [xsl] question about XSLT namespace

Subject: Re: [xsl] question about XSLT namespace
From: "Mukul Gandhi gandhi.mukul@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:57:01 -0000
On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:24 PM, David Carlisle d.p.carlisle@xxxxxxxxx <
xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If you change the namespace then you
> change the name of every construct in the language, that isn't a new
> version it is a new, incompatible, language.

I find this a nice argument, to keep the namespace name same for different
versions of an XML vocabulary (and the XSLT language as well).

> It is unfortunate that there is a date in the namespace but that was
> forced by W3C policy at the time (which was later changed) but early
> ones, eg mathml 1998, xslt and xhtml 1999, are stuck with the original
> dates.

 Thanks for sharing this perspective.

Mukul Gandhi

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