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Re: Last call comments on XML Base

From: Daniel Veillard <Daniel.Veillard@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 15:11:04 +0200
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000628151104.H6504@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 28, 2000 at 09:53:02PM +0900, Martin J. Duerst wrote:
> Dear XML Linking WG,
> 
> Here are some last call comments on XML Base.
> 
> 1) XML Base says:
> 
>     >>>>
>     A relative URI appearing in an attribute value is resolved
>     against the base specified in the xml:base
>     attribute appearing on the element owning the attribute,
>     if one exists, otherwise the xml:base attribute of
>     the nearest ancestor of the owning element having an
>     xml:base attribute. Note that this applies to
>     xml:base attributes themselves.
>     <<<<
> 
>     The last sentence seems confusing if not completely wrong.
>     It says to resolve the xml:base attribute against itself.
>     This will lead to an endless loop. Please change.

   Is your problem the case that one could interpret nearest ancestor
 as the local element ? If not I don't understand.

Daniel

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