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Re: [css3-namespace] Empty namespace vs. no namespace.

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kanghaol@oupeng.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 17:05:26 +0800
Message-ID: <502771D6.7000703@oupeng.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
CC: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
(12/08/11 14:56), Simon Sapin wrote:
> However, my understanding of 3.1’s "the empty string [is a] valid
> namespace name" was that it was a valid name with a different meaning
> than "no namespace". In other words, I thought that these two selectors
> would match two disjoint sets of elements:
>     @namespace NS "";
>     NS|E {}
>     |E {}
> while 2.1 said they were the same.

I am not an XML expert. Do you have an XML/XHTML example (with an XML
fragment or perhaps even with DOM API) which can show the difference?
And which do browsers implement?

In other words, I have no idea how you could create an element with
namespace name being the empty string.

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