[jdom-interest] Attribute name verification special casing for xml:base

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Jun 17 14:15:49 PDT 2002

At 1:13 PM -0700 6/17/02, Jason Hunter wrote:
>I agree with what Brad said.  (Except on the "errata" issue I don't have
>a strong opinion.  My gut instinct is just that it's wasteful to do a
>string comparison against that namespace for all namespaces just to
>ensure someone doesn't do something somewhat stupid, but whatever.)
>I agree with your conclusion, Rusty, that special casing makes things
>more complicated.

OK, just to be clear: I should go ahead and patch these files so that 
xml:space, xml:base, and xml:lang are not treated any differently 
than any other attribute in a namespace, right?

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