[Standards] About stream namespaces

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Mar 16 18:48:07 UTC 2007

Robin Redeker wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 12:40:20PM -0600, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>> There's another subtlety to this. Sau you client defines a namespace
>> prefix on the stream: stream, then uses it later to send me a message.
>> Does the server change the prefix to make it palatable to my client?
>> Does it jiust put the namespace declaration on the element?  We didn't
>> want to jave to deal with those issues.
> Then the choice to use XML Namespaces was not adequate.

Where were you in 1999 when we were defining XML streams? Where were you 
in 2002-2003 when we formalized XML streams at the IETF? Obviously we 
sure could have used your help...


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