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Re: [dsdl-comment] Re: [xml-dev] Re: Re: [xml-dev] DSDL: use cases: namespace declaration notation
Date: 6/14/2002 3:05:00 PM
David Carlisle wrote: > > > In which ways is this set of names not a namespace? > > It could have been defined as being a namespace but the namespace REC (in 5.2) says > > If the URI reference in a default namespace declaration is empty, then > unprefixed elements in the scope of the declaration are not considered > to be in any namespace. > > which explictly says that that set is _not_ a namespace, so presumably > it isn't. > It says that "[they] are not considered to be in any namespace," which claim, as I noted, is bogus. That is, it is "spurious, fictitions, and a sham", and is inconsistent with the earlier definition. So what does one call this 'set of names which has the name "", but which one can for historical reasons not call a namespace'? ...