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   Re: Parameterizing namespaces - possible?

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  • From: "Christopher R. Maden" <crism@exemplary.net>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 05:55:34 GMT

On 4/16/00, 5:09:28 PM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote regarding 
Re: Parameterizing namespaces - possible?:
> No... what you have above should work.  If you read the fine print the
> extra spaces don't apply when it's in the replacement text of another
> entity reference.  So %html.name; indeed expands to "html:html"

That's what I thought, until Simon challenged me on it.  I couldn't 
find the wording in the XML Rec that made that legal.  I'm certain 
that it's there; this rule has been an article of faith for several 
years now.  [Wow... XML for "several years".]  Can you point me to the 
appropriate section of the Rec, please?

Christopher R. Maden, Solutions Architect
One Embarcadero Center, Ste. 2405
San Francisco, CA 94111

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