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   RE: [xml-dev] MSXML3SP3 vs illegal characters

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What do you mean by bogus error here?

According to the namespaces spec

Namespace Constraint: Leading "XML"
Prefixes beginning with the three-letter sequence x, m, l, in any case
combination, are reserved for use by XML and XML-related specifications.

So I would expect any conformant XML parser to throw an error for a
namespace declaration like

I just confirmed that MSXML30 SP3 throws an error in this case.

-----Original Message-----
From: Henry S. Thompson [mailto:ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 2:13 AM
To: Praj Joshi
Cc: Joshua Allen; Julian Reschke; XML DEV
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] MSXML3SP3 vs illegal characters

Will this release also fix the bogus error if you declare
xmlns:xml='http://www.w3.org/xml/1998/namespace', i.e. the correct

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of
          W3C Fellow 1999--2002, part-time member of W3C Team
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