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Re: XHTML-RDFa draft made public

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 13:59:55 -0500
Message-ID: <461152AB.6090609@aptest.com>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, HTML WG <w3c-html-wg@w3.org>

Ben Adida wrote:
> Shane McCarron wrote:
>> huh?  You can specify any xmlns prefixing you want.  There is a syntax
>> and an internal subset needed if you want to do it, but its pretty
>> trivial.  What are you trying to accomplish?
> Try putting an xmlns on any element except the HEAD, and the validator
> will complain. I think it's a DTD validation weirdness, nothing to do
> with your DTD specifically.
I will investigate this.  Note that with our DTD architecture there is 
no way to *change* prefixes midstream - if you say that a given 
namespaces uses prefix "foo" it has to use "foo" everywhere.  However, 
you should be able to put an xmlns declaration on ANY element.  XHTML 
Modularization pushes all defined namespaces onto the attribute 
collection of all elements.  Or rather, it is supposed to.  Thanks for 
the heads up on this.

Shane P. McCarron                          Phone: +1 763 786-8160 x120
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Received on Monday, 2 April 2007 19:00:05 UTC

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