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Re: XHTML attributes and namespace, clarification needed

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 13:28:55 +0100
Message-ID: <41BEDC87.2010206@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

Robin Berjon wrote:

> No, that would be terrible. They should simply never be in a namespace. 
> XHTML M12N has some provisions for XHTML attributes to become available 
> to other vocabularies, but it's not automatic.

Well. Then it means that between attributes {}"foo" and {xhtml}"foo" applying
to element {xhtml}bar, the one {xhtml} user agents should deal with is the one
with no namespace. Please allow me to find a little bit incoherent, to say the

Can you please explain me why attributes applying to XHTML elements have
to have no namespace ? Giving them a namespace is not a blocker for other
vocabularies since it's possible to build an RNG schema defining only

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