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Re: [css3-namespace] XML Core WG's review

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 23:00:34 -0500
Message-ID: <44FF9962.50500@mit.edu>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
CC: pgrosso@ptc.com, www-style@w3.org

Karl Dubost wrote:
> Hi Paul,

> (b) that even though XML documents have case-sensitive prefixes, there is no 
> conflict, because the prefixes in the CSS need not be identical with 
> those in the XML.

> There is no conflict with XML Namespace indeed, but the case insentivity 
> seems to make it impossible to style element with two similar prefix and 
> different case.

That's not true, due to point (b) in Paul's mail.

> See rationale and example in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Sep/0033

That example makes the incorrect assumption that CSS and XML prefixes need to be 
identical.  They do not; only the namespaces need to match.

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