SAX2: Namespace proposal

David Megginson david at
Mon Dec 20 13:22:31 GMT 1999

James Clark <jjc at> writes:

> James Clark wrote:
> > I propose that there there is a NamespaceProcessingLevel feature that
> > applications can set on the parser with 4 possible values:
> > 
> > Cooked (the default)
> > IncludePrefixes
> > NamespaceDeclarationsAsAttributes
> > Raw
> A variation on this would be to drop the second level, so that there
> would be three levels corresponding to:
> - a pure namespaces view
> - a simultaneous namespaces and XML 1.0 view
> - a pure XML 1.0 view

I agree -- I think that this is the cleanest approach.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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