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Re: Definition of malformed qualfied names

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 13:34:34 -0500
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFC9C36966.D788B671-ON852569E6.00657C9C@pok.ibm.com>

>For example, is ':localName' malformed or is ':' an invalid character in
>this case.
>Is 'foo:bar:baz' malformed, or again, is one colon an invalid character?

These names are legal, though ill-advised, in basic XML. They
aren'twell-formed QNames, so they're illegal in Namespaces. NAMESPACE_ERR
would seem most accurate and most helpful to the developer.

Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Thursday, 1 February 2001 13:35:14 UTC

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