Re: Revised namespaceState-48 finding (16 Dec 2005)

/ Anne van Kesteren <> was heard to say:
| On Fri, 16 Dec 2005 21:07:15 +0100, Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>  wrote:
|> Per my action from the 13 Dec 2005 TAG telcon, please find a revised
|> finding on the issue of namespaceState-48 at
| Why did xml:id provide the answer rather than xml:base? I've followed/read  the
| discussion regarding xml:id, but xml:base was clearly released a lot  earlier
| and showed that xml: could be extended.

Yes, that's probably worth mentioning. In fact, the xml:id example is
used because it's the one people noticed. The addition of xml:base
went by without a peep on this subject (AFAIR).

| (Should the document mention that you can not change the xml: prefix?)

Uhm. It could, but that's well specified already in the namespaces Rec.

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Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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