[XML-SIG] Parsing namespace attributes (e.g., xml.dom.ext.GetAllNs)

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 15 May 2001 10:06:01 -0400 (EDT)

Rich Salz writes:
 > Where is the "xmlns" defined in a W3 recommendation?  For example, in
 > dom/__init__.py:
 > 	XMLNS_NAMESPACE = "http://www.w3.org/2000/xmlns/"
 > I can't find that value in W3C docs -- what am I missing?

  AFAICR, this is noted in the DOM Level 2 specification, with a note
that it was an oversight in the Namespaces in XML recommendation that
the W3C intends to correct in some future version.  I haven't checked
the errata for the Namespaces recommendation, however.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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