Namespace question: Do attributes inherit the element's
david at megginson.com
Fri Jan 7 13:26:21 GMT 2000
Bob Kline writes:
> On 6 Jan 2000, David Megginson wrote:
> > No, Tim and I are saying the same thing. My firm 'no' (for most
> > applications) was to the question "Are they different?".
> I see. If that's what the following passage meant then perhaps you'll
> understand my confusion.
Understood -- I mistakenly wrote "identical" where I meant
"different". Sorry for the confusion.
To make it clear, I believe that all real-world apps will treat the
attribute names *identically* in examples like these:
With the benefit of hindsight after more than a year's implementation
experience, it's pretty clear that needlessly complicated the spec (a
lot) and implementations (a little) by allowing these two cases to be
All the best,
David Megginson david at megginson.com
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