Undeclared namespace

Mark Birbeck Mark.Birbeck at iedigital.net
Mon Nov 1 18:35:16 GMT 1999

Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> Just to be complete even though you said you were joking, I 
> just rechecked
> using my copy of IE5.  The XML with DTD works even though there is no
> namespace attribute declared in the DTD.

Yes, but if you DO define the namespace attribute, it has to be #FIXED.
This seems to be generally accepted as incorrect. The XHTML DTDs include
the namespace attribute but it is not #FIXED, therefore totally valid
XHTML documents fail validation!



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