Are you sure the XML decl shouldnt be a PI ? :)

David Megginson david at
Sun Nov 14 22:40:09 GMT 1999

"Richard Anderson" <rja at> writes:

> Given the spec says PItargets starting with xml are reserved for
> standazation in this or future versions of the spec, I'd personally say it
> should be considered a PI with special meaning, why else reserve the
> characters in the PI declartion ?

For xml-stylesheet, etc.  An earlier version of the Namespaces in XML
spec used a processing instruction xml-namespace.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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