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Re: XHTML issue

From: Bradley S. Huffman <hip@a.cs.okstate.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 09:09:47 -0500
Message-Id: <200107111412.KAA08978@tux.w3.org>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
> I'm using Tidy to convert plain vanilla HTML into XHTML, and am running into
> a problem.  
> When the input file contains internal anchors, such as: <a name="1">1.</a>,
> and the output is switched to xhtml,  the result is:  <a id="1"
> name="1">1.</a>.  The name attribute is valid, as name is NMTOKEN in loose
> xhtml, but the id is invalid.  I understand that the name attribute is
> depreciated in xhtml and that an id attribute is a good practice, but I
> would like to turn off the "id" being automatically output, and cannot find
> a way to do so.
> Any advice?
> Wendy

Do a two step process, use tidy to convert to XHTML, then use XSLT to
strip off the id attribute.
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