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Re: xptr-framework clarification please.

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 10:05:25 +0100
To: Ross Lamont <rlamont@componentcorp.com>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bada6m2zu.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Ross Lamont <rlamont@componentcorp.com> writes:

> Hello all,
>
> Section 3.4 of the current recommendation states:
>
> "The initial namespace binding context prior to evaluation of the first 
> pointer part consists of a single entry:  the xml prefix..."
>
> Noting the lack of the words "must" etc, my reading of this is that it is 
> permissible for a particular processsor to include _more_ than this single 
> entry, if it so desires.
>
> Is this a correct interpretation?

That was not the WG's intention, in my opinion.  I'll treat this as an
editorial erratum, to include "must".

ht
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