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   Re: [xml-dev] Whacky XML editor in Intellij IDEA

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Michael Kay wrote:

> It's less hassle for me than XOM, which rejects a document completely if the
> namespace name isn't a valid absolute URI. (Though Elliotte has provided a
> coherent defence of that position, it's not what the Namespaces Rec says you
> should do, and it's darned inconvenient.)

Just to be clear: XOM does not attempt to resolve the namespace URI. It 
simply rejects namespace URIs that are not syntactically correct 
absolute URIs. The only place I've seen this to be an issue is in test 
suites, particularly the OASIS XSLT test suite.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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