[jdom-interest] Getting schema validation working without enabling Xerces namespace support. How?

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Wed Sep 13 11:39:01 PDT 2000

> Seriously, it was
> easier at the time to handle namespaces ourselves, extracting 
> them from the qName of an element.
> However, it appears that the time has come to
> change this. Both because of XML Schema processing/validation, as well
> as the need to capture multiple namespace declarations on an Element.

Before this refactoring, why don't you list (for the record and to make
sure we have consensus the refactoring is right) what we *lose* by
turning on namespaces in the parser.  For example, how does this affect
DTD-based validation for docs with namespaces?


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