[XML-SIG] Signature of startElement

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 19 Sep 2000 00:26:02 +0200

> Obviously, the docstring and the definition are not consistent.

Indeed, yes.

>  > The parser does indeed pass a (uri, localname) pair to startElement,
>  > so it *is* capable of dealing with namespaces right now. The only
>  > uncertainty is the qname parameter, which is also passed and
>  > documented, but not listed in the base class signature.
> How is this possible without raising an exception?

startElement must be implemented by derived types. The only working
example, in pulldom, implements it with four parameters (including