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Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> writes:

> You can make either prefix (xl: or xlink:) work in any given document,
> but as soon as you mix them, DTD validation is out the window.

Why not trying to merge the DTDs?  Is such a tools already available?
OTOH, namespaces are highly overestimated -- some math guys are
interested in those and, or course, many a lot tools makers believe
there's a big market ;)

It will take year once those tools are mature enough to work reliably.
At the moment, _all_ tool chains (XML -> XSL -> FO -> PDF) are somehow
broken; once a again the hackers will have to study the standards and
make up their mind how to interpret them and what are valid

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