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RE: [xml-dev] a namespace definitions related question(s)

> In the XML instance that I posted:
> * is the document well formed?

> Should XML processors be XML-Namespace aware?

To be useful in the current market, yes. But technically an XML Processor
can comply with the XML spec without being namespace-aware: it's an optional
feature that most users happen to want.
> Say I have a schema, is the well-formedness dependent upon 
> the schema??

No. Validity against a schema is a separate matter from well-formedness.

Michael Kay

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