[XML-SIG] Empty string namespace - to bug or not to bug?

Andrew Clover and-xml at doxdesk.com
Tue Oct 14 05:10:30 EDT 2003

Thomas B. Passin <tpassin at comcast.net> wrote:

> However, the empty namespace is _supposed_ to be represented by 
> None.

Incidentally, judging by this posting:


it would seem that in the next draft (CR) of DOM 3 Core, it will be
required for implementations to accept '' as an input value to
functions that accept a namespaceURI, as an alternative to None.
How irritating! It seems to me this is *more* likely to cause bugs
in XML applications...

Andrew Clover
mailto:and at doxdesk.com

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