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Re: DOM 3 Core namespace normalisation and Level 1 nodes

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 13:50:07 -0500
To: Andrew Clover <and-w3@doxdesk.com>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1077216606.20252.199.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>
On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 07:31, Andrew Clover wrote:
> There's an issue with namespace normalisation in the reference algo
> (B.1) in PR which I hadn't noticed until DOM-TS started testing for
> it:
> 
>     if ( Element's localName is null )
>     {
>        // DOM Level 1 node
>        [...]
>        Otherwise, report an error
> 
> I believe this behaviour to be undesirable. It would mean you'd be
> unable to serialise any document containing Level 1 Elements
> (or Attrs) without deliberately setting the DOMConfiguration
> parameter 'namespaces' to false.

I added this in our issues list:
http://www.w3.org/2004/02/19-dom-level-3-issues/issues.html#xmlns-normalization

> Oh, and on a completely unrelated issue, the resolution to issue
> CR-andrew2 should be applied to setIdAttributeNode as well as
> setIdAttribute and setIdAttributeNS. And finally a typo in
> UserDataHandler.handle: "DOM applications must not raised
> exceptions..."

Fixed.

Philippe, typo maker since the 1980s.


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