1 Introduction

This document describes the level of support provided by the Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 3.0 and 6.0 for the Namespaces in XML 1.0 (Third Edition) [XMLNS] W3C Recommendation 8 December 2009.

By way of MSXML, Microsoft web browsers support Namespaces in XML using the Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fourth Edition) [XML], W3C Recommendation 16 August 2006, edited in place 29 September 2006.

The [XMLNS] specification may contain guidance for authors of webpages and browser users, in addition to user agents (browser applications). Statements found in this document apply only to normative requirements in the specification targeted to user agents, not those targeted to authors.