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[Bug 4475] Namespace declarations treated as attributes

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Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 13:34:46 +0000
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------- Comment #1 from ot@w3.org  2007-04-19 13:34 -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> Namespaces in XML adds namespace declarations to XML. DTD-based validators,
> such as the SGML validator used here, incorrectly treat namespace declaration
> as attributes and report validity errors. 

I agree that there is a problem (and I've been talking to a few people about
the goal of making the validator more aware of namespaces), but we both know
that the real issue is that the XML spec is not putting a constraint on
validating user agents to be namespaces aware, right?
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