[XML-SIG] Question about namespace declarations

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Fri, 09 Feb 2001 11:52:39 -0700

> Oops, I just found this:
> "Note: In the DOM, all namespace declaration attributes are by
> definition bound to the namespace URI: "http://www.w3.org/2000/xmlns/".
> These are the attributes whose namespace prefix or qualified name is
> "xmlns". Although, at the time of writing, this is not part of the XML
> Namespaces specification [Namespaces], it is planned to be incorporated
> in a future revision."
> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/core.html

Yes.  And this is precisely how 4DOM, pDomlette and cDomlette are implemented. 
 If minidom doesn't have a namespaceURI assigned for namespace declaration 
attributes, it should be fixed.

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