[Project_owners] Re: Important note to all extension authors

HJ bugus at universum.org
Thu Dec 30 06:55:18 EST 2004


Neil wrote:
> HJ wrote:
> 
>> Leung WC wrote:
>>
>>> Just read the XML 1.0 specs. ":" is allowed for names of an entity. 
>>> So it is a bug.
>>
>>
>> I guess you missed this section:
>>
>> Characters ':' and '_' are allowed as name-start characters.
> 
> 
> That just means that (for example) : and _ are legal entity names, while 
> . and - are not.

No, entity names should *not* contain colons (per XML name space).

/HJ


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