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Re: [xml-dev] [ANNOUNCE] New MicroXML draft available

Pete Cordell scripsit:

> So, if you had the two documents:
> <book foo:author="John" xmlns:foo="http://example.com/book"/>
> and:
> <book bar:author="John" xmlns:bar="http://example.com/book"/>
> are they considered the same?

In the MicroXML data model they are different.

> What part does the MicroXML parser play in this interpretation, and
> what part the application?

An application MAY choose to consider them the same.  If it uses
Element.getAttributeNamespace or some analogue, it's easy to do so.

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