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Re: XProc Minutes 3 Feb 2011

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 23:38:03 +0000
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
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Norman Walsh writes:

> "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> writes:
>> Norman Walsh writes:
>>> See http://www.w3.org/XML/XProc/2011/02/03-minutes
>>> . . .
>>>    Henry: Does any one know if the widely used processors support the
>>>    namespace attributes property?
>>>    Norm: The Java processors based on JAXP don't.
>>>    Henry: Some of the Python one's do. Whether they should or not is an
>>>    another question.
>> This got a bit garbled.  What I asked was: do commonly-used processors
>> report "xmlns:...=..." as [attributes] or [namespace attributes].  you
>> said you thought the Java ones did.  I said I thought the Python XML
>> api didn't.
> Sorry about that. Unfortunately, that summary is a ambiguous to me.
> What I said (or meant to say) was that I did not believe any of the
> Java APIs report them as [attributes].

Right, my bad.  Our beliefs:

 NW, wrt Java: report as [namespace attributes]
 HST, wrt Python: report as [attributes]

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