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   Re: [Q] How should SAX support Namespaces?

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: Dan Brickley <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 17:22:25 -0400

Dan Brickley writes:

 > Yes. It's also likely that some people will be interested in using
 > namespace prefixes within the values of attributes. So the prefix<->URI
 > mapping needs to be accessible if <ABC:DEF XYZ="ABC:someNameHere"> is to
 > be intelligible, ie if the "ABC" in "ABC:someNameHere" is to be hooked up
 > to a URI. 

This is a good argument for making namespace declarations available.
Should this go in a new handler type, NamespaceHandler?

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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