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Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 21:27:47 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Tony Ross" <tross@microsoft.com>, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Message-ID: <op.u04y0la464w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Thu, 01 Oct 2009 19:55:02 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> ...
>>> Also, dispatching on nodeName is entirely sane if you need to be able  
>>> to run
>>> with DOM Level 1.
>>  How so? An element with nodeName "foo:hello" you have no idea what
>> meaning it has, unless you also know which namespaceURI it's in.
>> ...
>
> Yes, but it's well-defined how to find out using DOM Level 1.

Not really, since you cannot find out if you are dealing with a namespaced  
xmlns attribute or not.


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