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Re: Request to name the "no namespace" namespace

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 13:04:53 +0100 (BST)
To: daniel@veillard.com, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: xml-names-editor@w3.org, annevk@opera.com, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20080423120453.C0791384BA2@macpro.inf.ed.ac.uk>

>   "The namespace URI is either null or a string."

We originally used this terminology in the Infoset spec, but changed
it to "has no value" after complaints from some XSL/Xquery people,
which I never understood.  On reflection it would have been better to
stick with "null".

-- Richard

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