[jdom-interest] JDOM && Jaxen

bob mcwhirter bob at werken.com
Thu Aug 2 05:26:35 PDT 2001

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

> At 11:55 PM -0400 8/1/01, bob mcwhirter wrote:
> >Yes, to be accurate, it's purely namespace declarations I'm looking
> >for. 
> >
> You can get this with JDOM, but you can't get it with XPath. To quote
> from section 5.3 of the XPath 1.0 specification:
> There are no attribute nodes corresponding to attributes that declare
> namespaces


Now I'm completely confused.

Is the namespace:: axis then a set of all namespace mappings in scope
for a particular element?  Or is it the decls of namespaces on an

Is the spec really saying not to expect to find namespace information
in the attribute:: axis?


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