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Namespace

In computer languages, the context in which a term can have only a single meaning. For example, two files may not have the same name within a directory. In this case, the directory forms the namespace for the files.
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the revision of the alignment of ISBD and RDA namespaces, element sets and ISBD area 0 vocabularies, to be published in the RDA and the ISBD websites;
Some of these namespaces are only meant for identifying documents generated by a particular organization (such as "urn: ietf:" for the Internet Engineering Task Force [12], and "urn: iso" for the International Organization for Standardization [13]), while others (e.
Namespace technology provides administrators with a virtual layer in the storage infrastructure between client systems and the storage device, decoupling the relationship between directory structures and the directory's physical location.
Enhancements to the presentation and management of these namespaces are required.
The Namespaces in XML Recommendation helped developers and applications identify XML Languages and make them easier to combine, eliminating both conflict and ambiguity.
By providing better integration with XML Namespaces, it makes it easier than it has ever been to define the elements and attributes in a namespace, and to validate documents that use multiple namespaces defined by different schemas, according to the announcement.
Centraal is readying commercial versions of Active Namespaces for companies that pay for it and it expects to roll out new Namespaces every month this year.
In "Global Namespace--The Future of File System Management, Part 1," we defined global namespace as a logical layer that sits between clients and file systems for purposes of aggregating multiple, heterogeneous file systems, and presenting file information to users and applications in a single, logical view.
The new spec ensures that when two namespaces each contain a tag with the same name, they can be distinguished by their prefix.
The good news is that there are solutions available today that make it easy to create and populate, monitor and manage namespaces of any size.
Enhanced OPC connectivity to all major control vendors for improved support for importing namespaces and tag attributes
XML namespaces leverage tags created from other developers even if they have the same name.