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Subject: Re: [office-comment] Section 1.5 - implementations SHOULD use the namespace prefixes given.

On Monday 25 October 2004 17:03, David Faure wrote:
> On Monday 25 October 2004 16:53, Michael Brauer - Sun Germany - ham02 - Hamburg wrote:
> > David,
> > 
> > do you know an application that actually could be able to support the 
> > OASIS Open Office format, but does not support namespaces?
> Yes - KOffice :-)
> We currently look for "office:styles" etc., not for "the element named prefix:styles
> where prefix was associated with urn:oasis:names:tc:openoffice:xmlns:office:1.0",
> as proper namespace support would mandate.
> This is due to the lack of namespace support in Qt's DOM implementation.

I was just proven wrong: Qt's DOM implementation supports namespaces just fine.

It's the KOffice code which was written without this in mind, and with hardcoded
prefixes instead. I guess we will convert it to "do the right thing".

David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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