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Re: The validator complains about xmlns="..."

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2002 17:16:38 -1000
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <878z6sae09.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| * Norman Walsh wrote:
|>I do think it would be a more useful validation service
|>though if it handled xmlns attributes a little more in
|>the spirit of the Namespaces REC.
| XHTML 1.0 explicitly says "[a strictly conforming document]
| must validate against one of the three DTDs found in
| Appendix A]", so how could the validator be more namespace
| friendly while staying compatible with the XHTML 1.0 REC?

Ok. I think that's a bug in the XHTML 1.0 Recommendation.

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