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Re: [DFXP LC Comment] Some questions (was: Re: [tt] Some questions)

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:16:30 +0100
Message-ID: <424028BE.5050201@annevankesteren.nl>
To: "Glenn A. Adams" <gadams@xfsi.com>
CC: public-tt@w3.org

Glenn A. Adams wrote:
>> It would remove the need for a validating parser to recognize the
>> 'id' attribute is of type ID.
> 
> [GA] But it would require a special validating parser that is not yet
>  generally available, namely, one with intrinsic semantics regarding
> the processing of xml:id. I do not believe the argument you cite is 
> sufficient motivation to adopt xml:id; however, I will communicate
> your request and rationale to the WG.

It would not require a special validating parser. It would require a 
parser that recognizes xml:id as of type ID instead of as a normal 
attribute. To enhance a parser to support that is less work than making 
a parser a validating parser.


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  Anne van Kesteren
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