Expanded names are not enough
crism at oreilly.com
Fri Aug 7 00:03:21 BST 1998
> Chris Maden scripsit:
> > "[W]ill" in what sense? In the sense that IE 5, developed before
> > the current namespace spec does this? In the sense that you think
> > it might.
> In the sense of clause 5.4 of CSS2: "A type selector matches the
> name of a document language element type". The name, not the
Yeah, but when that was written, the colon wasn't a legal name
character. (Well, strictly, it was legal but reserved.) Trying to
argue that namespaces are broken, because something that doesn't know
about them doesn't work with them, is broken.
> > The behavior of CSS in the presence of namespaces is undefined.
> > But I have every reason to expect that it will follow the
> > (soon-to-be-)defined behavior of XSL, which is that the universal
> > name is compared.
> "Every reason" as in "reasons you can't talk about"?
No; it's just the sensical thing to do.
<!NOTATION SGML.Geek PUBLIC "-//Anonymous//NOTATION SGML Geek//EN">
<!ENTITY crism PUBLIC "-//O'Reilly//NONSGML Christopher R. Maden//EN"
<USMAIL>90 Sherman Street, Cambridge, MA 02140 USA" NDATA SGML.Geek>
xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at ic.ac.uk)
More information about the Xml-dev