SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class

David Brownell david-b at
Thu Jan 6 20:31:18 GMT 2000

uche.ogbuji at wrote:
> > I think you've gotten confused by the multiple iterations on this
> > topic.  Likely not the only person!
> To my reading, you're the one confused.  You explicitly said that "Namespace
> URIs clearly have three kinds of values..." and went on to list one of them as
> 'Declared as no-value (empty string, "")', implying, to my mind, that SAX must
> deal with this case.  Tim rejoined that this case is erroneous, implying to my
> mind that it need not be dealt with in the SAX interface, but in
> error-handling.

You seem to have overlooked the followup where I tied things back to
a problem that any SAX2 proposal _must_ deal with.  I always said
it related to error handling, which the namespace spec punted on.

- Dave

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