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Re: Namespace: what's the correct usage?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>; "Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI"
<kohsukekawaguchi@yahoo.com>; <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 10:52 PM
Subject: RE: Namespace: what's the correct usage?

> In reading the XML Schema -1 spec describing the targetNamespace of an
> element decl:
> "If form is present and its ·actual value· is qualified, or if form is
> absent and the ·actual value· of elementFormDefault on the <schema>
> is qualified, then the ·actual value· of the targetNamespace [attribute]
> the parent <schema> element information item, or ·absent· if there is
> otherwise ·absent·."
> I cannot see why the "person" element decl is any different than the
> element decl, as they both have the same ancestor <schema> and no form nor
> elementFormDefault attribute values.
> If I am not reading this correctly then it is incomprehensible to me.

The piece you are missing is that the default value of elementFormDefault is