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Re: [XBL] XBL 2.0 id and xml:id

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 23:15:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: karl@w3.org
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0610052307310.19875@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 karl@w3.org wrote:
> Is there any reasons for not using xml:id

No, no reason; xml:id may be used if the author desires. xml:id is 
completely orthogonal to XBL, and is defined in another specification.

> and if any what's happening when both attributes are present in the XBL 
> XML fragment?

Nothing exciting; the processing rules of XBL and xml:id do not, to my 
knowledge, in any way conflict.

> Please, mention it in XBL specification.

Why? Do you think the xml:id specification would mention XBL? The two 
specifications are completely orthogonal and there does not seem to be any 
good reason for them to unnecessarily cross-reference each other.

> Please, make it reviewed by XML Core WG.

I have sent a request:


Please let me know if this does not satisfy your comment.

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