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RE: which layer for URI processing?

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 14:34:47 -0400
To: <xml-uri@w3.org>

>I'd say it was incredibly poor design on the part of the chemical plant
>handler, not on the part of the XML parser.  (It sounds like XPath/XSLT
>absolutizes anyway, so I don't think it would get that far anyway.)

>So no, it's not a problem.

You do not think it is a problem that the qualified names of two nodes are
considered equal at the XML + Namespace layer, but unequal at the XPath/XSLT
layer? Whatever is decided, they need to be consistent in my book. Qualified
names should not arbitrarily change between layers.

David Cleary
Progress Software
Received on Wednesday, 24 May 2000 14:36:42 UTC

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