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John Cowan cowan at
Thu Jan 21 21:12:00 GMT 1999

Tyler Baker wrote:

> Very true, but sometimes applications (or even the DOM) may want to preserve the exact
> document structure in memory and be able to write out that exact document structure as
> well.  That is the only reason for providing the prefix and qualified name methods.

Again: not so.  Interpreting QNames in unexpected positions is
also sometimes necessary.

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