RE: Namespace Identifiers - URI, URN, URL?
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Hewko, Doug > Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 2:13 PM > To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' > Subject: RE: Namespace Identifiers - URI, URN, URL? > > > Thanks for the reply. This might be one of the great unsolved > mysteries, but > isn't it confusing since > "'xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl" does not > necessarily refer to a real URL? Just wondering why the W3 couldn't use It *is* a URL. Accessing this URL may or may not give you a resource body, and if it does, the format is unspecified. An XSLT engine doesn't need to look there, it's only a name. > something else that doesn't start with "http".. See one of the many FAQs on namespaces (<http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2000/03/08/namespaces/index.html>). > Ohh...so I do not need the <?xml ... > declaration in the > stylesheets? Quick > side question; does having that cause any problems? You don't need an XML declaration on any XML document as long as you use one of the default encodings (UTF-8 or UTF-16). XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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