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RE: Another problem with leading digits

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 15:59:47 +0000
Message-ID: <T753667ecf20a01f01c1fe0@lonsmime04.rit.reuters.com>
To: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

Ah ... I hadn't spotted that and the relevant section of the 
HTML spec doesn't link to it.

In any event, the problem stays the same.


-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Croome [mailto:chris@webarchitects.co.uk] 
Sent: 14 December 2005 15:27
To: Misha Wolf
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org; newsml-2@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: Another problem with leading digits


On Wed 14-Dec-2005 at 02:08:43PM +0000, Misha Wolf wrote:
> If the string "15093000" were to act as a fragment identifier within a
> Web page and if the fragment were to be identified by an attribute
> conforming to the XML attribute type 'ID', then this would be illegal,
> due to the leading digit.
> HTML 4 appears to have no such constraint. 

I think it does:

  # ID and NAME tokens must begin with a letter ([A-Za-z]) and may be
    followed by any number of letters, digits ([0-9]), hyphens ("-"),
    underscores ("_"), colons (":"), and periods (".").



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