Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion

Robert J Burns wrote:

> You also mention the null namespace in this email in the context of 
> helping authors. The proliferation of the null namespace is — in my view 
> — a misinterpretation of the namespaces recommendation that already 
> causes some of the same headaches you describe in your critique of TAG.

I tend to agree that it was a bad design decision, and causes lots of 
headaches. However it's in no way a misinterpretation. Unprefixed 
attributes are never in any namespace. Full stop. This is what the spec 
says, for good or bad.

Elliotte Rusty Harold
Java I/O 2nd Edition Just Published!

Received on Friday, 30 May 2008 14:36:47 UTC