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Re: Namespace resolution under sXBL

From: Jon Ferraiolo <jonf@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 15:41:19 -0700
To: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>, www-svg@w3.org
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Thanks for pointing out an ambiguity!

It makes sense to me that namespace resolutions follows the DOM tree, both 
because that is consistent with the xml:base spec but also because the 
person creating the various XML files wants to control xml:base and not 
have surprises happen due to shadow trees.


At 03:22 PM 8/29/2005, Cameron McCormack wrote:

>A quick question regarding the resolution of namespaces (i.e., the
>behaviour of Node.lookupNamespaceURI and Node.lookupPrefix) when there
>are sXBL shadow trees present in the document.  Should namespace
>resolution follow the DOM tree (as section 4.5 states about xml:base
>processing) or the flattened tree?
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