Re: XHTML 2 Working Group won't be renewed?
what the [expletive deleted] are you lot on about? who gives a fuckin [expletive deleted], get a life On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Michael Ludwig<email@example.com> wrote: > Michael Kay schrieb: >>> >>> So who's aware of the obscure namespace issue should be aware of the >>> DTD feature of supplementing the document with default values. It's >>> like assuming as a given a child's ability to ride a bicycle but not >>> assuming it can walk. >> >> I disagree. It's possible to have a DTD ignored > > With an explicit <?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>. > > Or by telling it to ignore the DTD by doing setLoadExternalDTD(false). > >> or substituted by a different DTD by invoking the parser in a >> different way. That shouldn't cause names to be in a different >> namespace, but it does. > > But then, what about parser.setDoNamespaces(false) ? > >> We often see problems where people show us an XML instance and an >> XPath expression that fails to find elements in the instance, and it >> turns out that there's a sneaky namespace declaration in the DTD > > I'd rather call it unobtrusive (but I'm not 100 % sure this is still > bona fide). > > After some testing, I think I'd rather concede that setting the > namespace via the DTD is not necessarily to be universally recommended > as parsers vary considerably as to their default settings, and I admit > I've had problems because I didn't configure the parser appropriately. > > Michael Ludwig > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org > subscribe: email@example.com > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php > >
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