[jdom-interest] output with namespace only on root element

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Jun 9 10:31:17 PDT 2003

At 12:48 PM -0400 6/9/03, tballen at copart.com wrote:
>OK.  I think the light bulb over my head just switched on.
>The child elements do not automatically inherit the namespace of my 
>*named* namespace ("cprt").
>Is that right?
>The example has <y xmlns:"http://foo.com">
>The z element inherits the "http://foo.com"> namespace *only* 
>because the <y> element does not have a namespace prefix.
>Is that right?

Pretty much. It doesn't really inherit anything except the namespaces 
in scope.  It happens that in the last example the namespace in scope 
for the empty prefix is http://foo.com

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo at metalab.unc.edu
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)

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