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Re: Call for Review of XHTML Test Cases 142, 147, and 154

From: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 10:19:42 +0000
Message-ID: <4AF3F83E.9040101@cam.ac.uk>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Ivan Herman wrote:
>> TC147: approved/rejected/approved with modifications/needs discussion
> 
> I am not sure whether the test should be a positive or a negative test.
> The description of the test says "xmlns prefix 'xmlzzz' (reserved)"
> which suggests a negative test. In that case, I approve.
> 
> (we should make that more clear in the test cases, maybe in the html
> test...)

It's meant to be positive - 
http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/test-suite/xhtml-manifest.rdf says 
expectedResults is true.

http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names/ says:

   "All other prefixes beginning with the three-letter sequence x, m, l, 
in any case combination, are reserved. This means that:
    * users SHOULD NOT use them except as defined by later specifications
    * processors MUST NOT treat them as fatal errors."

So the test case XML document is violating the 'should', but XML 
processors (and presumably RDFa processors) must treat it exactly like 
any other normal prefix.

-- 
Philip Taylor
pjt47@cam.ac.uk
Received on Friday, 6 November 2009 10:20:13 UTC

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