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> [Elliotte Rusty Harold]
> > According to the SAX JavaDoc,
> > There should never be start/endPrefixMapping events for the "xml"
> > prefix, since it is predeclared and immutable.
> > Thus Piccolo is wrong. You should report a bug to Piccolo's maintainer.
> This conclusion is not clear to me. If the "xml" prefix is by definition
> bound to that one namespace, seems to me that it __should__ be reported
> whether or not a namespace declaration exists for it in a document. If the
> prefix is used and there is no declaration, the namespace should be reported
> anyway. If an incorrect namespace were used, what would be the right error
> behavior? Report the right namespace and continue?
> I do not know how most parsers handle it, though. I remember hacking 4xslt
> or 4xpath (I think it was) once because it insisted on having the namespace
> supplied and generally it is not supplied that in practice.
Either this was full eons ago, or you managed to trigger a bug far in the corner somewhere. At any rate, neither a search on the mailing lists or SourceForge turns up a bug report from you on this.
Do you have any more detail?
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