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Namespace attribute for steps that take wrappers?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:58:09 +0000
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <m24oobc666.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Hello world,

Consider this example:

  <p:rename match="/*" new-name="x:foo"/>

All well and good, but suppose that you're *generating* this step
with, for example, and XSLT transformation. I expect that it's
possible to make sure that a namespace binding is generated, but I'm
not sure that a conformant XSLT processor is required to support that.

I wonder if we should allow

  <p:rename match="/*" new-name="x:foo" new-namespace="http://..."/>

Thsi would apply to p:rename, p:wrap-sequence, and other steps that
allow the user to specify a QName.

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