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Re: XBL2 and xml:id

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 23:45:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0608212344370.16467@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>
> * Ian Hickson wrote:
> >It has come to my attention that not everybody thought that the xml:id
> >discussion was resovled. To recap, the conclusion was that xml:id can
> >be used with XBL2 if desired, and that in addition, a simple "id"
> >attribute is to be included for consistency with HTML.
> 
> I understand from:
> 
>   If the URI contains a fragment identifier, it must point to a
>   specific binding element (by id) within an XBL subtree in the
>   specified document, and that element must be a direct child of
>   an xbl element that does not itself have an xbl element as an
>   ancestor; if these conditions are not met then the URI is in error.
> 
> that authors cannot use xml:id instead of the id attribute. If they
> should be able to use xml:id instead, the reference to "by id" above
> is misleading.

Fixed (moved parenthetical and made it merely an example).

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