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Re: XML Query WG Feedback on Sept WD of Namespaces in XML 1.1

From: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 14:35:12 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200210151335.OAA04693@rhymer.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: w3c-xml-query-wg@w3.org
Cc: jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com, xml-names-editor@w3.org

Please could you clarify what you mean by the first part of your
comment 5:

  5. The namespace spec should say how namespace declarations should map
  onto the Infoset. It should distinguish the syntactic form from the
  information content in sentences like the following:

      [Definition: A namespace is declared using a family of
      reserved attributes. Such an attribute's name must either
      be xmlns or have xmlns: as a prefix. These attributes,
      like any other XML attributes, may be provided directly or
      by default. ]

Are you saying that that definition should be expressed in Infoset
terms?  Or that the namespaces spec should describe the effect on the
Infoset of namespace declarations?  Or something else?

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