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Bug 4486 - [DM] Missing constraint for xmlns namespace
Summary: [DM] Missing constraint for xmlns namespace
Alias: None
Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Data Model 1.0 (show other bugs)
Version: Recommendation
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anders Berglund
QA Contact: Mailing list for public feedback on specs from XSL and XML Query WGs
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-04-23 15:33 UTC by Michael Kay
Modified: 2008-08-13 18:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Michael Kay 2007-04-23 15:33:11 UTC
See also bug #4463 and bug #4464

The Data Model does not state any constraints on the use of the namespace ''. Such constraints are needed to ensure that an XDM document can be serialized as a namespace-well-formed XML document.

In 6.4.1, Namespace Nodes, first numbered list, add:

3. A namespace node must not have the name "xmlns" nor the string-value ''
Comment 1 Norman Walsh 2007-05-08 14:09:56 UTC
I concur
Comment 2 Anders Berglund 2007-11-19 21:31:35 UTC
The WGs decided to accept the proposed solution in the description as the fix for this bug at the Joint telcon 329 of 2007-05-08.