SAX2 Namespace Support

Don Park donpark at
Wed Jan 5 17:06:18 GMT 2000

>If I understand the Namespaces spec [1] correctly, an 
>identical URI (defined in the spec as "exactly the same
>character-for-character") and an identical local part
>imply an identical QName. According to the spec, "the prefix
>functions only as a placeholder for a namespace name." [2]

The way I read it, QName is just prefix and local part.
Since prefix can map to anything namespace at anytime,
comparing QName doesn't tell you much.  To complicate
the matter, there is also the element name to consider
for unqualified attribute names.

Hmm, is taken...

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