namespace of attributes?

Tim Bray tbray at
Mon Sep 13 03:53:39 BST 1999

At 09:12 PM 9/12/99 -0400, Joe Lapp wrote:
>I believe 5.3 and A.2 are both correct and consistent with each other,
>although I have to admit that the spec originally gave me trouble too.  My
>conclusion was that it is *not* possible to put an attribute in the default
>namespace.  An attribute goes in the per-element namespace unless the
>attribute explicity has a prefix that assigns it a namespace.

I think Joe is correct. -Tim

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