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   Re: [xml-dev] namespaces in XML 1.1 - namespace names become*IRI* refere

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At 2:13 PM +0200 9/28/02, Julian Reschke wrote:

>Namespace names allowing characters outside the ASCII character set means
>that this change will break any code that currently relies on the fact that
>namespace names must be valid URI references according to RFC2396.

It's not at all clear that "namespace names must be valid URI 
references according to RFC2396", even in Namepaces 1.0. Using a 
non-URI as a namespace name does not appear to violate either the BNF 
grammar or the Namespace constraints listed in that spec.

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