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[XBL] Editorial (Existential?): name vs identifier

From: Marcos Caceres <m.caceres@qut.edu.au>
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 08:10:04 +1000
Message-ID: <454BBE3C.7040200@qut.edu.au>
To: public-appformats@w3.org

In section 2.6 it reads, "The id attribute assigns a name to an 
element." I find this assertion inaccurately as names usually things 
given to things liberally without regard for uniqueness. 

Given that "id" is short of identifier anyway, I personally think that 
statement should read:

"The id attribute assigns an identifier to an element."

If the change is accepted, then the proceeding sentence would also need 
to change from:
"The given name must be unique in the binding document."


"The given identifier must be unique in the binding document."
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