SAX: Next Round (Namespace support)
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Mon Jan 25 02:49:29 GMT 1999
James Clark scripsit:
> However, I wonder whether it's really a good idea to allow apps to
> choose the separator. It makes it harder to chain together SAX processes
> using things like the Filter. If one DocumentHandler expects names
> separated by # and another expects them separated by !, then they can't
> work together without some additional glue. I think consideration should
> be given to mandating a specific separator character. It's not obvious
> to me what the right answer is here.
The criteria I used were:
1) must be ASCII
2) must not be whitespace
3) must not be valid in a URI
4) must not be valid in an NCName
5) must not commonly appear after a URI (#, |) or before an NCName(:).
The result? Circumflex.
means foo:bar when xmlns:foo="http://www.ccil.org/~cowan/xmlns".
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
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