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Re: foreign namespaces

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 10:11:58 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
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"Florent Georges" <fgeorges@fgeorges.org> writes:

>   If you just say: "if it is declared, then that is a call, else that
> is a ignorable foreign element," the processor can't make the
> difference anymore.  Unless... you require to identify extension
> processor namespaces (like @extension-element-prefixes in XSLT.)

Right. And we did try that, we had an ignored-prefixes attribute for a
while, but it was all much, much more complicated than simply having a
p:pipeinfo wrapper around the user-defined non-step extension elements.

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