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   Re: namespace prefixes within attribute values

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  • From: Ray Whitmer <ray@xmission.com>
  • To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 16:52:23 -0700 (MST)

Perhaps I missed something, but would this type of value become shredded if 
you save canonical XML, which reassigns all the prefixes but presumably 
does not know about namespaces in values represented by prefixes?

Is that a problem?

Best regards,

Ray Whitmer

On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Tim Bray wrote:

> At 11:53 AM 3/9/00 -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> >Both the XML Schemas drafts and the XLink drafts use namespace prefixes
> >within attribute values.  As far as I can tell, this usage isn't sanctioned
> >by the Namespaces in XML Recommendation.
> You are correct.  It isn't sanctioned because it wasn't contemplated by
> any of the people who wrote the spec.

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