Namespace question: Do attributes inherit the element's
bkline at rksystems.com
Fri Jan 7 14:44:21 GMT 2000
On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, David Megginson wrote:
> 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:
> <html:a href="foo">
> <html:a html:href="foo">
> 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
David (and Tim, too):
Thanks for clearing things up.
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