XML and namespaces

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Dec 5 22:09:59 CET 2005

> Is this automatic creation an expected behaviour?

> Of course.

> Not exactly a bug /.../ So it should probably be optional.

> My interpretation of namespace nodes is that the application is
> responsible /.../

> I'm sorry but you're wrong on this.

> Well, my reading of the DOM L2 spec is such that it does not agree with
> the statement above.

> It's currently a bug.  It needs to be fixed.

> It's not a bug, it doesn't need fixing, minidom is not broken.

further p^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H

can anyone perhaps dig up a DOM L2 implementation that's not written
by anyone involved in this thread, and see what it does ?


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