Re: SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class
On 5 Jan 00, at 12:00, Tim Bray wrote: > Pardon for flogging this possibly-dead horse, but you have to read the > text of the namespace spec carefully to realise that you just can't ever > have a namespace URI whose value is "". We should have put in a sentence > in section 5.2 saying "Note that as a consequence of this rule, it is not > possible to have a namespace whose value is the empty string." > > As a consequence of this, I have suggested that in SAX2, we use "" > to represent the absence of a namespace rather than null. This also matches the DOM Level 2 usage, where the absence of a namespace can be represented by null or "", depending on the method or property. Lauren 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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