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name +‎ space.


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namespace (plural namespaces)

  1. (computing) A conceptual space that groups classes, identifiers, etc. to avoid conflicts with items in unrelated code that have the same names.



namespace (third-person singular simple present namespaces, present participle namespacing, simple past and past participle namespaced)

  1. (computing) To categorize by placing into a namespace.
    • 2004, Michael Kay, XSLT 2.0 Programmer's Reference‎
      Something I haven't captured in this schema is that the GEDCOM spec also says the structure is extensible; arbitrary namespaced elements may be inserted...
    • 2007, Jonathan Snook, Aaron Gustafson, Stuart Langridge, Dan Webb, Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries‎
      Although the excessive namespacing might seem like a hassle, there's always a really quick way to create a shortcut.
    • 2007, Jon Arking, Professional Windows Live Programming‎
      SOAP adheres to extensive namespacing and attribute specification tags.

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