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Re: foreign namespaces

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 22:06:54 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
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"James Fuller" <james.fuller.2007@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
>> "James Fuller" <james.fuller.2007@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> what happens when XProc encounters a foreign namespace ?
>>>
>>> does it ignore it or bork ?
>>>
>>> ... can't seem to find relevant text
>>
>> A foreign namespace where? Extension attributes are allowed
>> everywhere, so the namespace declarations for them are allowed
>> everywhere too. But an element in a foreign namespace is a different
>> matter.
>
> I am talking about elements in foreign namespace .... should xproc
> bork or ignore, should this be left to implementator or outlined
> somewhere in the spec ?

The only place they're allowed is in a subpipeline where they must
have a corresponding declaration (as they must be atomic steps).
I'm sorry to hear that that isn't clear.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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