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RE: Namespace prefixes in Schemas

Subject: RE: Namespace prefixes in Schemas
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:35:04 +0100
RE:  Namespace prefixes in Schemas
> No. It is an error if the processor matches only by prefix. 
> But, the colon was a legal part of an XML name, before 
> namespaces came around. 
> Without the namespace declaration, the XML is still "well 
> formed" if the node names contain prefixes and colons. 

But XPath 1.0 section 5 says: XML documents operated on by XPath must
conform to the XML Namespaces Recommendation [XML Names].

Michael Kay

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