Namespace prefixes optional?

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Jan 6 19:38:51 GMT 2000

At 02:07 PM 1/6/00 -0500, Bob Kline wrote:
>    <!ELEMENT student EMPTY>
>    <!ATTLIST student
>      xlink:type     (locator)     #FIXED "locator"
>      xlink:href     CDATA         #REQUIRED
>      xlink:role     NMTOKEN       #FIXED "student"
>      xlink:title    CDATA         #IMPLIED
>    >
>    . . . .
>  The following example shows how an XML document using these
>  declarations might look:
>    <student
>      href="/students/patjones.xml"
>      title="Pat Jones" />

Looks like an error to me.  I think that should be 

<student xlink:href=""

and so on. -Tim

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