Re: [xsl] Namespaces conventions: Why ALWAYS "http:..." tags ?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Namespaces conventions: Why ALWAYS "http:..." tags ?
From: "Mukul Gandhi" <gandhi.mukul@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 22:40:13 +0530
There is useful information about XML Namespaces at:

On 2/1/07, Ben Stover <bxstover@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Whenever I looked into XSLT stylesheets with namespace declarations I see
ALWAYS a scheme like


or more general


This is somehow confusing because the namespace has nothing to do with a WWW Hyperlinks/URLs.
From my point fo view it is just a tag or label which could be named


as well
Or is there somewhere a specs which requires a "http...." declaration

What is the reason why all the coders use "http...." URL like namespace names ?


Mukul Gandhi

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