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Namespace confusion

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This page is for collecting evidence about Namespaces in XML not being helpful.

Namespaces are for Programmers

  • If you are not a programmer, you do not need namespaces
  • If you are a programmer, you do not need something that violates KISS so blatantly

Bugs caused by Namespaces

Wrong documentation about Namespaces

Namespace-related questions

Namespace-related anecdotes

Related pages on other wikis

E-mails detailing lists of problems with namespaces

E-mails showing confusion with namespaces

Confusion about the Origin of Namespaces

More about Namespaces