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Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 01 Jun 2008 11:46:12 +0200
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <sfq4441g44p12qhqt7earp2098fjg4happ@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Cameron McCormack wrote:
>Cameron McCormack:
>> > A small note: you cannot use xmlns:aria="" to declare that the aria
>> > prefix corresponds to no namespace.  The only way to have an
>> > attribute be in no namespace in markup is for it to have no prefix.
>Bjoern Hoehrmann:
>> Except if you are using XML 1.1...
>Could you point me to where this is allowed?  I couldn’t see it after
>searching briefly.

Well http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names11/ of course, but then I didn't read
past the `xmlns:aria=""` above, or the actual Recommendation. You indeed
can't do that, but you can use `xmlns:aria=""` to generate fatal errors,
if you use the prefix after redeclaring it...
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