Re: Namespace question: Do attributes inherit the element's namespace?
Bob Kline writes: > On 6 Jan 2000, David Megginson wrote: > > > No, Tim and I are saying the same thing. My firm 'no' (for most > > applications) was to the question "Are they different?". > > I see. If that's what the following passage meant then perhaps you'll > understand my confusion. Understood -- I mistakenly wrote "identical" where I meant "different". Sorry for the confusion. To make it clear, I believe that all real-world apps will treat the attribute names *identically* in examples like these: <html:a href="foo"> <html:a html:href="foo"> With the benefit of hindsight after more than a year's implementation experience, it's pretty clear that needlessly complicated the spec (a lot) and implementations (a little) by allowing these two cases to be distinguished. All the best, David -- David Megginson david@m... http://www.megginson.com/ 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 unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe 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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