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RE: Namespace conformance & SAX2
- From: Jonathan Borden <email@example.com>
- To: Rob Lugt <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Chris Nokleberg <email@example.com>,firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 17:58:38 -0400
Rob Lugt wrote:
> Therefore, it follows that when namespaces are enabled, any XML processor
> (whether SAX or not, validating or not) should report a fatal
> error when the
> QName or NCName productions are not matched. This is because
> syntax errors
> are well-formedness errors and reporting well-formedness errors as fatal
> errors is in keeping with XML 1.0 .
no. use of colons does not alter the well formedness of an XML document.
Improper use of colons is a "Namespace Constraint" (see NSC in the NS rec).
Well formedness is an entirely XML 1.0 concept and no other document changes