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RE: [XBL] Namespace prefixes in Selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 22:19:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@hotmail.com>
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0610052217590.19875@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> Reading further in the spec I find that the QNames in attribute values 
> issue is also present with the special values xbl:text and xbl:lang. I 
> feel uncomfortable about those, too, for the same reasons.

While I understand your concern, QNames in attribute values are IMHO too 
convenient a mechanism compared to the benefits of enabling prefix 
rewriting to warrant introducing a second namespace declaration syntax.

Please let me know if you disagree so that I can clearly mark your 
disagreement in the disposition of comments.

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