[webkit-dev] xmlns attribute

Rob Burns robburns1 at mac.com
Fri Sep 1 18:50:10 PDT 2006

Hello all,

I think I've encountered a few bugs, but wanted to post  here before  
I submit them to make sure I'm not doing something wrong.

First, when I use "getAttribute:xmlns:SomePrefix" on a DOMElement it  
returns NUL even though this attribute is set on the root element and  
is still valid for the current scope. I thought this attribute was  
inherited and therefore should work on any sub-element in the  
hierarchy (scope). If that's not the proper way to get the  
namespaceURI for a namespacePrefix, is there another method for that?

Second, when calling className method on a DOMElement I'm getting the  
class description for the instance rather than the class attribute.  
My sense  was that the "className" was created to avoid collisions  
with "class" Shouldn't "className" return the "class" attribute while  
"class" instance method returns the instances class? Do I have these  

Best Wishes,

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