Re: Updated: issue qnameAsId-18

/ Patrick Stickler <> was heard to say:
| If RDF decides to allow qnames in attribute values or data content, it's
| not an XML issue, since the end result is only URIs, not qnames, and the
| parsing is done by an RDF parser, not just a generic XML parser (even if
| the latter is imployed at some level).

Well, maybe. I've seen proposals in, for example, the XML Query WG
that suggested the data model might discard "unnecessary" namespace
prefixes. If the tool that constructs the data model doesn't recognize
your use of the foo: prefix, the xmlns:foo declaration may not have

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Received on Thursday, 6 June 2002 10:51:22 UTC