[jdom-interest] NamesSpace questions

philip.nelson at omniresources.com philip.nelson at omniresources.com
Mon Mar 19 18:46:29 PST 2001

> Actually, it should parse since XML 1.0 allows ':' in names. 
> However, a
> compliant parser won't treat "rdf:" or "dc:" as namespace 
> prefixes since
> there are not corresponding namespace declarations; these 
> will simply be
> treated as part of the tag names.

Ah, but SAXBuilder splits a name with a ":" in it and Element (through
Verifier) won't allow it if the prefix is not associated with a namespace,
at least as of the current version of Namespace.

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