[whatwg] Comments on Web Forms 2.0

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 03:18:57 PDT 2004

On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 09:25:46 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > I was able to guess that that was the rationale behind the requirement.
> > But why is the ability use a namespace-unaware XML processor a
> > requirement? The only reason I can come up with is that PHP4 is borked
> > by default but widely used.
> There are various people using non-namespace-aware parsers. I don't really
> want to force namespace-aware parsing when in fact the document is anyway
> guarenteed to only have one namespace.

Yet, WF2 already requires that user agents have a Namespace aware
parser available to them, I don't see the problem, okay it may not
require it in the same place, but it still requires it.


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