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Re: [xml-dev] Global or shared namespace?

At the risk of being pedantic, rude, etc.

    if ("http://my.namespace.com/".equals(elObject.getNamespace()))

works with getNamespace() returning a null.

Sorry :-)


On 01/11/28 12:34 PM, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:
> I'm in part responsible for the empty string.  The semantic is the
> same - there's no namespace name.  I argued for the empty string in
> SAX2 because in java it's convenient to write
> if (elObject.getNamespace().equals("http://my.namespace.com/";))
> and this always works if "no namespace" is signaled by an
> empty string.  It's also coherent since the NS rec explicitly
> rules out the empty string ever being used as a namespace name.
> -Tim