namespace of attributes?

Joe Lapp jlapp at
Mon Sep 13 04:41:44 BST 1999

At 06:41 PM 9/12/1999 -0700, Mark D. Anderson wrote:
>[...] how can i declare the two supposedly different "a"
>attributes shown in the XML Names spec example:
><x xmlns:n1="" 
>   xmlns="" >
>  <good a="1"     b="2" />
>  <good a="1"     n1:a="2" />

For now, I think it's best not to mix namespaces in a DTD.
The W3C has not decided on the mechanics, and it may never
do so since XML schemas are coming to save the day.
Joe Lapp              (Looking for some good people to help design
Senior Engineer        and build the Internet's business-to-business
webMethods, Inc.       XML infrastructure.  We are 100% Java.)
jlapp at

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