SBML L2V2 specification Vote: HANDLING OF NAMESPACES WITHIN
mhucka at caltech.edu
Mon Dec 5 12:23:43 PST 2005
afinney> Why would this restriction be worth having? The
afinney> argument for the restriction is that it makes it
afinney> easier to manage the annotations as part of
afinney> proper read/write/editing support for SBML. In
afinney> particular, proper parsing and merging of RDF
afinney> metadata is facilitated by maintaining uniqueness
afinney> of top-level namespaces within <annotation>.
I'd like to start off some discussions on this by pointing
out something noted privately by Ben Bornstein, which is
that adopting this rule would make certain valid XML be
explicitly invalid SBML.
Perhaps the pros and cons of this should be weighed some
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