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Re: p:namespaces proposals

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 10:13:20 -0700
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2prp5hmfj.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
| Norm,
| On 22 Jul 2008, at 02:15, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> Currently, we say it's a static error (err:XS0051) if the value of the
|> exclude-prefixes attribute is wrong. I've changed that into a dynamic
|> error because you can't check the prefixes until runtime.
| Huh? I assume you're talking about this:

Sigh. Nevermind. Writing code on a plane: yes; editing a spec on a
plane: not so much.

|> We also say:
|>  It is a dynamic error (err:XD0013) if the specified
|>  namespace bindings are inconsistent; that is, if the same prefix is
|>  bound to two different namespace names.
|> Do we really want that? Does it make more sense to construct the
|> mapping in the order in which the p:namespace elements are specified
|> and just say that if the same prefix is defined multiple times, the
|> last binding wins?
| I'd be OK with that as long as there's wording to imply that the
| processor should give the user a warning in that case.

I don't think we can tell implementations that they must issue warnings.

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