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Re: [selectors-api] Why null as opposed to empty string (or either one) to resolve default namespace

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 22:20:46 +0200
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <a1gf74pmogrko813qo50j31jso016122mp@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>For what it's worth, it looks to me like Gecko returns the default 
>namespace if "" is passed to lookupNamespaceURI.  It's not clear to me 
>whether that's correct per the DOM3 Core spec.

It is, because it requires that for `null`, and requires to treat empty
strings the same as `null` whenever namespace names are specified.
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