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

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Mon Jun 17 15:35:06 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?

Yes.  Thanks in advance, and thanks for the investigation to reach the
conclusion this was the best way.


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