[jdom-interest] Reading the xml:base attribute

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Thu Jan 6 14:50:17 PST 2005

Jason Hunter wrote:

> Ah, interesting.  Your Javadocs didn't make that clear.  If they do:
> new Element("a:name")
> is it an error or do you assume xmlns:a=""?

That throws an IllegalNameException because in XML 1.0 no prefix can be 
mapped to the empty string.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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