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Re: [css3-selectors] Namespace name lookup mechanisms

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 22:05:36 +1000
Message-ID: <4684F590.6040903@lachy.id.au>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> fantasai wrote:
>> The CSS Working Group has accepted your proposed wording for the 
>> Selectors specification with the change s/depends on/is defined by/.
> 
> What happens if the document defines namespace prefix FOO for a given
> URI and the stylesheet defines prefix foo for another URI ?

In a stylesheet, namespace prefixes are defined by @namespace.  It 
doesn't matter what prefixes the document defines, they are independent 
from each other and completely unrelated to this issue.

This issue is about ensuring that things like Selectors API which use 
Selectors, but define prefixes using different mechanisms, aren't forced 
to use case insensitive prefixes, even when it's not possible.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Friday, 29 June 2007 12:05:48 GMT

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