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Re: XHTML with namespaces enabled?

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 19:02:34 +0100 (BST)
To: "Alexander J. Vincent" <ajvincent@hotmail.com>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020410185322.X644-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Alexander J. Vincent wrote:

> Some time ago, I posted a message to the HTML WG mailing list regarding a
> namespaces-enabled XHTML 1.1 minimal document.  I specifically remember the
> Validator service returning the document as valid XML, but not checking it
> for validity as XHTML.  I personally had a conceptual question about the
> subject, so I asked.  I received this response:

OpenSP, the underlying parser, is not namespace-aware, and I don't
think anyone's about to change that.

OTOH, work is well in hand on a new validation service based on
Xerces, that will (once we get it right) grok namespaces and schema.

Nick Kew

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