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

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Robin Berjon wrote:
> Bob Foster wrote:
>> 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:
>   http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-names-19990114-errata
>   (NE05)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-names11-20040204/#ns-decl
>   (towards the end of section 3)

Thanks. I guess if I were more of a namespace maven I would have known that.

This is the second time today I've run into a case where "errata" were 
used to change a specification materially. (The first involved the use 
of the '-' character unescaped in an XML Schema pattern.) Gotta roll 
with the tide, I guess.



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