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[Thomas B. Passin]
> [Jason Diamond]
> To: "Wayne Steele" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > Question:
> > >
> > > Is the below document "conforming" with regard to the XML-Namespaces
> > >
> > > <root xmlns:a="" />
> > Nope.
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names/#dt-prefix
> Ironically, the paragraph Jason points to covers __non__-default
> namespaces, while the following paragraph, which does cover default
> namespaces, specifically says that an "empty" value is acceptable. So the
> answer to the question is "yes" after all.
Talk about misreading! I read it as <root xmlns=""/> even though it clearly
didn't say that. Sorry for the confusion.
Clearly the "not allowed" answer is what the Rec says.