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From Gus Heck <gus-ant...@cognition.olin.edu>
Subject Re: <macro> and XML NS hell ;-)
Date Tue, 02 Mar 2004 16:00:44 GMT
Gus Heck wrote:

>
>> re given to the elements in the calling macro.
>>
>> In ant 1.6.0+, the namespace of elements discovered by reflection take
>> the namespace uri of type/task that contains the element (Note this 
>> is the
>> uri and not the localname).
>>
>> The enclosed patch will allow the namespace of nested elements to be
>> either the ant uri or the namespace of the containing type/task.
>>
> I am quite possibly confused but I thought xml namespaces required 
> that the namespace be
>
> 1. The namespace indicated by the specified prefix
>
> 2. If there is no prefix, then the current default namespace must be 
> used. (defined on some containing element, be it the top element or 
> some other containing element with an xmlns="some uri").
>
> If an unprefixed element is taking on a namespace not declared with 
> xmlns="some uri" (which is different from xmlns:foo="some uri") aren't 
> we blowing it in implementing namespaces correctly?
>
> -Gus
>
Was I wrong? Confused? or just ignored?

-Gus

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