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Failure of validator to recognize a namespace.

From: <peasthope@shaw.ca>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 18:21:27 -0800
Message-ID: <171056905.75099.60205@cantor.invalid>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: peasthope@shaw.ca
According to my understanding, this short text is valid 
SVG.  It fails the validator; but if the two instances of 
"svg:" are removed it passes.  That's a bug isn't it?

Thanks,             ... Peter E.
peasthope at shaw dot ca

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN"
	"http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd" [ ] >
<svg 
	xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" 
    xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
	xml:lang="en"
    width="134"
    height="242"
	overflow="visible" 
	style="font-family:Times; font-size:20">
	<svg:text x='40' y='-50' >1</svg:text> 
</svg>


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