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Re: [css3-namespace] XML Core WG's review

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2006 19:48:03 +1200
Message-ID: <450BAC33.4020209@inkedblade.net>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Fran├žois Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>, www-style@w3.org

Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Thursday, September 7, 2006, 7:45:40 PM, Fran├žois wrote:
> 
> FY> BTW the terminology is *not* used as in [XML-NAMES11] (but should be, 
> FY> IMHO).  For example, first sentence of Section 3: "The @namespace 
> FY> at-rule declares a namespace prefix and associates it with a given 
> FY> namespace (a string)."  A namespace is not a string; it is identified by
> FY> a string, which [XML-NAMES11] calls the namespace name.
> 
> So "The @namespace at-rule declares a namespace prefix and associates it
> with a given namespace name (a string)."  would respond to your comment.
> 
> FY>   There's another
> FY>   case not far below: "it is the expanded name  (the tuple of local name
> FY> and namespace) that is significant."  [XML-NAMES11] says: "[Definition: 
> FY> An expanded name is a pair consisting of a namespace name and a local 
> FY> name. ]"
> 
> So "it is the expanded name (the tuple of local name and namespace name)
> that is significant."
> 
> Did you spot any other instances of incorrect use of terminology besides
> these two? If so, could you list them?

Thank you, Chris, I've corrected those two.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 16 September 2006 08:06:45 GMT

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