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[Bug 4475] Namespace declarations treated as attributes

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Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 13:43:24 +0000
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------- Comment #4 from chris@w3.org  2007-04-24 13:43 -------
(In reply to comment #1) 
> 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?

The XML spec is not putting a constraint on user agents to be validating,
either, or on DTDs to be a complete definition of the instance. But as we know,
its the combination of the XML Spec the namespaces in XML spec, and so on (in
short the 'xml ecosystem'), rather than the xml spec standalone, which is of
interest here.

After all we do want to conform to webarch, specifically
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