XSchema Spec, Section 3, Draft 1 (Namespaces)

Simon St.Laurent SimonStL at classic.msn.com
Tue Jun 30 19:39:13 BST 1998

James Anderson wrote:
>>  Because element names in XSchemas are
>> stored as attribute values, an extra resolution step is required.

>the parser / parser mechanisms should do this for you. you shouldn't have to
>reinvent it.

I don't think the parser mechanism will resolve prefixes that are stored as 
attribute data. If they're going to do that, a lot of weird things are going 
to break outside of XSchema.  Hence, the extra resolution and the need to 
provide this information.

Simon St.Laurent
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