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Re: in-scope namespaces & inline documents

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 18:17:54 -0700
Message-ID: <28d56ece0703141817r10637c8ek6929c405222da050@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>
On 3/14/07, Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com> wrote:
> On 3/14/07, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> > That's a form of serialisation.  Not our problem.  Maybe a Note to the
> > effect that serialisation may have to do namespace (and baseURI)
> > fixup.
> Are you saying that you are fine leaving this to the implementation
> and having the example Alex gave in the first message of this thread
> run fine on some implementations but fail with the error "namespace
> for prefix 'm' is not declared"?
> I would rather see this made explicit, one way or another, in the
> specification.

I agree.   I think should say that namespace declarations fixup happens
such that the in-scope namespaces and the document element's
namespace attributes match for inline documents.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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