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Tim Bray writes:
> And yes, it is obvious that an attribute can draw the bulk of its
> semantic import from the namespace it's in, rather than the context of
> the containing element. Consider
> <anyOldElementAtAllIDontCareWhich xml:lang="fr">Bonjour! ...
Yes, and you've completely missed my point yet again. I'm not arguing
that prefixed attributes should be in the namespace of the element
containing them. I'm arguing that _unprefixed_ attributes should be
treated as if they had the same namespace as the element containing
> There's a technical term for Simon's argument in this case: "wrong".
There's a technical term for the Namespaces in XML Recommendation, but
I'm afraid it's unprintable. I stand by my claim.
I'd like to propose that it's past time to fix these issues instead of
leaving them to fester.
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Errors, errors, all fall down!