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Re: When can a node's prefix or localName contain a colon?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 04:33:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806020432020.504@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sun, 1 Jun 2008, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Cameron McCormack wrote:
> > So actually, does that mean the list of cases where the DOM is
> > unserialisable needs to be increased 
> Or perhaps (since last I checked browsers don't actually implement 
> .strictErrorHandling), it would make sense to specify that UAs that 
> implement HTML5 must not allow setting Document.strictErrorHandling to 
> false in HTML documents.

Yeah. Or we could just drop sit altogether in Web DOM Core, assuming we 
find somone to edit that spec.

The way to get a colon into an XML document that I could think of would be 
parsing a document as HTML and then adopting a node into an XML document.

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