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RE: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
- To: Michael Brennan <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
- Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 20:56:01 -0400
On 24 Aug 2001 17:39:00 -0700, Michael Brennan wrote:
> > From: Evan Lenz [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > The namespace spec never reinforced this for me. I think this
> > goes well
> > beyond what the namespace spec dictates.
> I would have agreed with you just a few minutes ago. However, I just went
> back and reviewed the XML Namespace spec. Sure enough, in section A.2
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xml-names-19990114/#ns-breakdown), you'll
> find the following language:
> The All Element Types Partition
> All element types in an XML namespace appear in this
> partition. Each has a unique local part; the combination
> of the namespace name and the local part uniquely
> identifies the element type.
> Right or wrong, that's what the spec says. So either XML Schema is wrong, or
> XML Namespaces is wrong.
One bit of bad news for you then - Appendix A of Namespaces in XML is
non-normative. I'm not sure that really matters, but it doesn't help.