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From Andy Clark <an...@apache.org>
Subject Re: xml:lang Attribute
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2000 23:10:04 GMT
Eric Ye wrote:
> It is really sticky to use attribute "xml:lang" , or any attribute 
> with reserved prfix "xml:", with Schema validation. The mean reason 
> is prefix "xml:" is always bound to  a specially reserved namespace 
> URI "http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace", however there is no 
> special Schema with the same targetNameSpace as such. Maybe we 
> should raise this issue to W3C schema working group.

Another option is that we special case the "xml:lang" and
"xml:space" attributes so that we don't run into this problem
while it is clarified by the working group.

Andy Clark * IBM, JTC - Silicon Valley * andyc@apache.org

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