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Re: Definition of malformed qualfied names

From: Martijn Pieters <mj@digicool.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 21:13:22 +0100
To: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010201211321.A6427@zopatista.com>
On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:34:34PM -0500, Joseph Kesselman wrote:
> >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.

Thanks for the clarification. We'll raise NAMESPACE_ERR on invalid colon
use.

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Martijn Pieters
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