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Re: ACTION to draft the 'copy without namespaces' proposal

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:25 +0100
Message-ID: <54764239.2070805@kosek.cz>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
On 26.11.2014 21:58, Norman Walsh wrote:
>> The second bullet in 4.3 needs to say that if the xila attribute is
>> assigned the null string, any specification of that attribute on a top
>> level included element is deleted
> 
> Do we? We had that rule for xml:id because an empty string is not a
> valid value for xml:id. That's not the case for attributes generally.
> 
> I could be persuaded otherwise, but my initial thought is
> 
>   xila:foo=""
> 
> puts
> 
>   foo=""
> 
> on the top-level elements.

Indeed, it makes sense to be consistent with copied namespaced
attributes here, where bar:foo="" produces bar:foo="" on top-level elements.

				Jirka

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