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Re: issue: XML Namespace Concatenation

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 01:56:04 -0800
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011130015604.L22950@lyra.org>
I agree with Geoff.

mod_dav certainly treats the namespace/name thing as a tuple, rather than a
concatenation. In other words, ns="DAV:" name="foo" is different from
ns="DAV:f" name="oo".

It seems that I recall one conversation that said that most clients and
servers treated it that way.


On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 06:30:59PM -0500, Clemm, Geoff wrote:
> I would want us to remove any reference to concatentation,
> and to just say that a tag name is identified by the pair:
> <namespace-URI, xml-node-name>
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Crawford [mailto:ccjason@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 6:09 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: issue: XML Namespace Concatenation
> In a recent discussion, several people expressed dissatisfaction with
> rfc2518  section 23.4 which says that the Namespace URI and the local part
> are concatenated to determine the qualified tag name.  I think someone even
> suggested that it was on the issues list and was going to be changed.  As I
> look at the issues list, there is an item for it, but it doesn't look like
> it was resolved to take any action.
> What's the verdict on this issue?
> ------------------------------------------
> Phone: 914-784-7569,   ccjason@us.ibm.com

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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