Re: tricky XHTML 1.0 namespace question
"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...> writes: > If so, is: > > This is also available <xhtml:a > xhtml:href="http://www.w3.org/">online</xhtml:a>. > > equivalent to: > > This is also available <xhtml:a > href="http://www.w3.org/">online</xhtml:a>. > > While XHTML seems to assume that attributes with no prefix fall into > the namespace of their containing element throughout, I can't find > this stated explicitly. (Perhaps they weren't aware that this has > been a contentious issue?) Yes, it would have been better if RDF and XHTML had included explicit statements to this effect, though I have yet to see a spec that does things the other way. It's not too late for XHTML -- try submitting a formal comment to the WG before it goes to REC. 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/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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