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determining an xproc extension attributes

From: James Fuller <james.fuller.2007@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 16:41:10 +0200
Message-ID: <a0ad8ffe0809010741l42855537h10ee9a61283838dd@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org

in section 3.9 Syntax Summaries it states;

'It is a static error (err:XS0008) if any element in the XProc
namespace has attributes not defined by this specification unless they
are extension attributes.
then in section 3.8 Extension attributes it says;

'A processor which encounters an extension attribute that it does not
recognize must behave as if the attribute was not present.'

Both of these statements seem to create a contradiction.

How can a processor 'know' it is not recognizing an unknown extension
attribute ?

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