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[Bug 800] xmlns attribute for XML namespace not allowed

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Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 18:55:37 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=800


bjoern@hoehrmann.de changed:

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------- Additional Comments From bjoern@hoehrmann.de  2005-12-27 18:55 -------
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names does not state this, a document is valid or 
namespace-valid iff it meets the constraints of the markup declarations, if you 
do not have a ATTLIST declaration for the xmlns attribute or the xmlns:xml 
attribute on the relevant elements, then the document is not valid; the XHTML 
1.0 DTDs don't do this, so for "XML validity" of "XHTML 1.0 documents" this is 
not allowed. You might disagree with these design decisions of the HTML Working 
Group, in this case you should raise your concern on www-html-editor@w3.org, 
the Validator just checks whether documents meet the constraints, we don't make 
them.
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