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Re: Base uri of the documents on the 'current' port

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 16:08:14 -0700
Message-ID: <28d56ece0705221608r20518f24qa28e4f205cad75f0@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 5/20/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> | do the xml:base attribute have any incidence ?
> Yes, any xml:base attribute trumps the document base URI for that
> element and its descendants.

Don't we have to say that since we're producing XML documents that
haven't been serialized and parsed?  That is, if a step produces
an element with an xml:base attribute, the next step should see
that element's base URI affected appropriately.

--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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