Namespace question: Do attributes inherit the element's namespace?

Steve Schafer pandeng at
Fri Jan 7 06:05:05 GMT 2000

On 06 Jan 2000 19:12:54 -0500, David Megginson <david at>

>Think of ANSI C trigraphs, XML unparsed entities, and Unicode
>combining characters, three things that nobody but the
>hard-core-I'm-going-to-prove-they're-useful-if-it-kills-me zealots
>are ever going to use.

I can't speak for the first two, but I'm currently doing canonical
decomposition using combining characters. Among other things, it makes
collation easier in some cases.

-Steve Schafer

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