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Re: Validation issue with the xsi namespace

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:06:12 -0600
Message-ID: <497DC354.9020004@aptest.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
CC: Stephane Corlosquet <stephane.corlosquet@deri.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Wow - I had forgotten that was hardcoded in the qname module.  There is 
NO reason for that as far as I know.  We could probably safely remove it 
but I would need to spend some time analyzing first.  Is there any value 
in removing it?

Toby Inkster wrote:

> "xmlns:xsi" is one such namespace. It's hard-coded in
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/DTD/xhtml-qname-1.mod, so any DTDs which
> reference that module (which is most XHTML DTDs) end up with this strange
> requirement - that if you decide to define "xmlns:xsi" in your document,
> then you must define it as "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance".

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Received on Monday, 26 January 2009 14:07:43 UTC

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