Re: SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class
At 11:41 AM 1/5/00 -0800, David Brownell wrote: >To be clearer, the cases correspond to these XML documents: > - undeclared prefix (error for namespace, but legal XML) > <prefix:EXAMPLE /> In SAX2, if namespace processing is turned on (the default) this clearly has to be handled as an error. > - default namespace (per namespace spec, sections 2, 5.2) > <root xmlns="http://foo"> > <EXAMPLE xmlns:prefix="" /> > </root> Likewise. xmlns:prefix="" is always an error per the namespace spec. Er, did you mean <EXAMPLE xmlns="">? If so, it's correct and EXAMPLE is not in any namespace. > - Some URI > <prefix:EXAMPLE xmlns:prefix="http://foo" /> What's the problem here? >That is, there's a distinction between "declaration needed and missing" >and "default namespace". Indeed. The first is an error, the second is legal. I'm feeling stupid, because I think I'm missing your point. >Since the XML standard doesn't directly incorporate the namespaces >spec (and make the first case be a fatal error), there needs to be >some way to deal with that first case, and some way that it'll be >exposed through APIs. The only way to expose the first case is as an error. What am I missing? -Tim 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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