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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <p...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Namespaces Question...
Date Sun, 20 Feb 2000 17:35:33 GMT
Juergen Hermann wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2000 21:51:17 -0800, Pierpaolo Fumagalli wrote:
> >- In section 5.3 it appears that the URI should be the empty string "",
> >since it says "...the default namespace does not apply to attribute
> >names"
> This can be interpreted (and I would) that an attribute inherits the
> namespace of its containing element, i.e. though there is no namespace
> qualifier, it is NOT in the global default namespace, but in the
> ELEMENT namespace. You seem to read it exactly opposite.

Instead it seems it takes the empty string as namespace uri... Both from
the XERCES implementation, and from the FAQs I found on meggison.com and
Is that the correct way?


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