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   Re: [xml-dev] WD for Namespaces 1.1

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>Being able to "undeclare" is fine but unless I am mistaken, this means 
>that documents which were previously invalid per namespaces in XML 1.0 
>will suddenly be valid with a behavior specified in namespaces in XML 1.1.
>Vice versa, some documents which will be written for ns 1.1 will be 
>invalid for ns 1.0 without any fallback mechanism or any way for the 
>parser to adapt its behavior.

It's intended that Namespaces 1.1 will be strongly tied to XML 1.1, so
that it will only apply to XML 1.1 documents.  XML 1.0-only parsers
will reject documents labelled 1.1 anyway, and Namespaces-1.1-aware
processors will apply Namespaces 1.0 to 1.0 documents and Namespaces
1.1 to 1.1 documents.

-- Richard


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