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   Re: Default Namespaces - why don't they apply to attributes?

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  • From: Ronald Bourret <rpbourret@hotmail.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 07:09:02 +0000 (CEST)

Jonathan Borden wrote:

>Ronald Bourret wrote:
> >
> > By the way, I would be really curious to see any applications for which
> > knowing of an attribute is "in" a namespace -- as opposed simply
> >identifying
> > the attribute -- is important. I can't think of any, but maybe I'm just
> > unimaginative.
>A counter example would be the use of attributes in shorthand RDF

Could you clarify that a bit? My knowledge of RDF is sketchy at best. (Does 
RDF assume that unprefixed attributes are RDF-specific rather than belonging 
to the shorthand elements?)

-- Ron
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