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Re: QName Parameter and Option Values

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 09:06:35 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87irdiv2tw.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org> was heard to say:
| I think we need to provide the in-scope namespaces along with any
| parameter or option value so that QName values can be resolved
| properly.  I would be very unfortunate if this didn't work:
| <p:option name="initial-mode" value="my:start" xmlns:my="..."/>
| That is easy for implementors to do but we need to say that parameter
| and option values have their in-scope namespaces from the p:parameter
| or p:option element available to the component or processor, respectively.

Huh? The scoping of namespaces says that the above xmlns:my declaration
applies to the p:option. Why on earth do we have to say anything
special? They're QNames resolved against the in-scope namespaces.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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