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RE: ANN: SAX Filters for Namespace Processing

> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 4:49 AM
> To: Simon Fell
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: ANN: SAX Filters for Namespace Processing
> On 30 Jul 2001 19:18:28 -0700, Simon Fell wrote:
> > As the two fragments you give are not equivalent, I'm a little
> > confused as to why you'd want to do this ?
> >From my perspective, they're not equivalent.  From another perspective,
> they are equivalent.  See:
> http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2001/05/30/deviant.html
> I'm basically attempting to build a bridge from a practice I don't like
> to a practice I do like.

I would be careful with that: in general (and according to the Infoset) both
notations "mean" different things. Yes, there are XML languages where both
might be equivalent (in particular the case of non-prefixed attributes), but
you shouldn't take that as the general case!