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[Bug 4486] Missing constraint for xmlns namespace

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Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 15:33:12 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=4486

           Summary: Missing constraint for xmlns namespace
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Recommendation
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Data Model
        AssignedTo: Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM
        ReportedBy: mike@saxonica.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org


See also bug #4463 and bug #4464

The Data Model does not state any constraints on the use of the namespace
'http://www.w3.org/2000/xmlns/'. Such constraints are needed to ensure that an
XDM document can be serialized as a namespace-well-formed XML document.

In 6.4.1, Namespace Nodes, first numbered list, add:

3. A namespace node must not have the name "xmlns" nor the string-value
'http://www.w3.org/2000/xmlns/'
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