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[Bug 11427] should allow use of xml:id for XHTML5

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David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> 2010-11-29 16:14:06 UTC ---
Note this would presumably also affect mathml in xhtml.

MathML2 specifies id as does MathMl3. (Some drafts of MathML3 switched to using
xml:id in preference but in the end, backwards compatibility and feedback from
implementers in browsers and elsewhere caused us to stick with id.

Not insisting on <!DOCTYPE syntax in the serialization is a good thing, but
can't you assume in the spec (and implement in your atom pipeline) a catalog
that defaults a dtd or schema that implies the IDness of the id attribute?

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