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   Re: [xml-dev] Re: [Sax-devel] Showstopper issue with new Attributetext

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Bob Foster wrote:
> Where did the "http://www.w3.org/2000/xmlns/"; URI come from? The 
> Namespaces In XML spec specifically says: "The prefix xmlns is used only 
> for namespace bindings and is not itself bound to any namespace name."
> Am I missing some errata, or is there some complexity-multiplying going 
> on here? It sure seems like a SAX feature that should be dropped should 
> not be used to justify contradicting the namespaces recommendation.

You are missing an erratum to NS 1.0, and the NS 1.1 spec (as well as 
DOM 2 which IIRC was the first to cite it).

See notably:


   (towards the end of section 3)

Robin Berjon


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