Re: question: where is the colon in processing instruction names
Arthur Rother wrote: > The question is, is [colon in PI targets] allowed, and if not, why? > This is probably discussed allready, but I could not find > more as the one message mentioned. Not allowed, because colons are allowed only in element and attribute names. There is a note near the end of XML-Namespaces explaining this. (Of course they are allowed in vanilla XML 1.0 without namespaces, but they are discouraged, unless you are experimenting with a namespace mechanism other than XML-Namespaces.) The mechanism for mapping PI targets to URIs is a notation declaration, as explained in XML-Rec. -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@c... You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5) xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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