> A very good point which brings back the much discussed issue of namespaces
> and dtd validation. I mean that if we could validate dtd that "mix"
> namespaces we could say something like:
> <!ELEMENT xsl:template (xsl:apply-templates)+ >
> <!ELEMENT xsl:apply-templates (xhtml:html) >
> For the record, at the moment namespaces and validation are not
They are, in as much as, with namespace, the prefix is arbitrary and the
namespace URI is what is important where as DTDs don't know about namespace
URIs and have to hard-code for a particular prefix.
> This example is a good illustration of situations where validation with
> mixed namespaces is useful. Do I understand correctly that the W3C is
> incorporating into the schema work?
It's a requirement, yes.
James (as usual, speaking only for himself)
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