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RE: SAX Filters for Namespace Processing
- From: "David E. Cleary" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 10:21:17 -0400
> ><p:person xmlns:p="http://simonstl.com/person">
> > <givenName>Chip</givenName>
> > <familyName>Skillet</familyName>
> > <address>
> > <city>Ithaca</city>
> > </address>
> >Assuming you have encountered the above example, what was it that you
> >couldn't do because of the unqualified nature?
> 1. I couldn't write a simple filter that went and picked out
> the "city" tags from Simon's "person" namespace without
> keeping track of the stack.
> 2. I can't drop this fragment into the middle of other XML
> without being potentially raped by their default namespace.
But should XML Schema have been used as a hammer to subset well formed XML
into what certain people feel is correct usage? You allowed this in
Namespaces, and Schema had to model it.