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Re: Holy grail

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 09:40:45 -0600
Message-ID: <49661E7D.4070100@aptest.com>
To: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

The place to start would be http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names/#ns-decl

This clearly defines the mechanism for declaring namespace mappings.  
Any specification that in turn requires namespace support normatively 
refers to the above recommendation.  By its very definition, any 
attribute declaration that conforms to the syntax defined in XMLNAMES is 
legal - its just that the old style SGML DTD validation technologies 
were created before XMLNAMES was written and have never been updated to 
know about it.

Sam Kuper wrote:
> 2009/1/8 Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>:
>> While I can understand that the warnings are useless, and I recognise
>> Shane is probably right when he says they are incorrect, I haven't yet
>> found the place(s) in the W3C docs that state(s) they are incorrect.
>> For my own understanding, if anyone can point me to this place - or
>> these place(s) - I'd be grateful.
> Alternatively, and perhaps more likely, I've misunderstood some aspect
> of the docs. To spare everyone trouble, I'll double-check my
> understanding first, and post again here if I find I still don't "get
> it".
> Gratefully,
> Sam

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