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   Re: two little DOM2 questions... (corrected)

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  • From: Stefan Haustein <haustein@ls8.cs.uni-dortmund.de>
  • To: Ray Whitmer <ray@xmission.com>, XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 12:49:25 +0100

Stefan Haustein wrote:
> Ray Whitmer wrote:
> >
> > Perhaps the word "unpredictable" might be replaced with "suprising" or "undesirable".
> >
> > Level 1 methods preserve level 1 behavior, including where colon may be used as a
> > non-namespace-delimiting character.  Intermixing level 1 methods with level 2 methods can
> > produce quite unexpected results, which are nonetheless strictly predictable from the spec, I
> The methods I was talking about were mainly attribute access
> methods. What I would expect is that they use the elment
> namespace as a default. In a plain DOM1 situation, the
> element has no namespace, and DOM1 behavior is preserved.

I am sorry. After re-reading the spec, I would expect that
the DOM1 attribute access methods default to NO namespace.

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