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Re: The "real" reason why xmlns should "not" be used

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 10:17:23 -0500
Message-ID: <4A82DD03.6090606@aptest.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: martin@weborganics.co.uk, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>


Julian Reschke wrote:
>
> Only if you intend to validate it using a DTD. DTDs do not support XML 
> namespaces.
>
> Move to a technology suited for that purpose, such as RelaxNG, and the 
> problem goes away.
Actually, if you use the W3C validator the problem also goes away - the 
DTD based validator ignores xmlns declaration warnings.
>
> BR, Julian

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