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Re: First stab at p:namespaces

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 11:35:54 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2ps1grjc5.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
|> | 6. We need to say something about the default namespace. I'm inclined
|> | to say that options never have a default namespace (which means that
|> | you have to always give a prefix to QNames passed as option values).
|> Yes. I thought we said that.
| I think we say it for QNames that are used in XProc (like the value of
| the type attribute), but this section has to say it for namespace
| bindings passed into options -- the context is different here.


| Like Mohamed suggested, we should provide a way to ignore other
| namespace bindings, particularly if we're going to error if there are
| any clashes. I don't want my binding for the XProc namespace to clash
| with a binding from a configuration document just because we happened
| to both use 'p' as the prefix.

I added an except-prefixes attribute.

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