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Re: namespaces in XML 1.1 - namespace names become *IRI*refere

Re:  namespaces in XML 1.1 - namespace names become *IRI*refere
[Julian Reschke]

> >  But the Namespaces Rec v1.0 already allows all those non-acsii
> > and that (potential) problem already exists.
> IMHO, it doesn't. Definition is:
> "[Definition:] The attribute's value, a URI reference, is the namespace
> identifying the namespace."
> And, according to RFC2396, URI references do *not* contain non-ASCII
> characters.

Yes, and then there is this -

" QName ::= (Prefix ':')? LocalPart [7]
Prefix ::= NCName [8]
LocalPart ::= NCName "

I agree that as a minimum, this discrepancy should be cleared up, and at
best, the Rec should be aligned with the RFC for URIs.


Tom P.


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