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

From: Glenn A. Adams <gadams@xfsi.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 09:22:02 -0500
Message-ID: <7249D02C4D2DFD4D80F2E040E8CAF37C0E909A@longxuyen.xfsi.com>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: <public-tt@w3.org>

I stand corrected; however, it still requires a enhanced parser, and, as
long as one is making such a modification, it also would not require any
more effort to create a parser that treated "id" identically the same as

In any case, I will take your proposal to the WG, and provide their
consensus position when it is finalized.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:fora@annevankesteren.nl]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 9:17 AM
> To: Glenn A. Adams
> Cc: public-tt@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [DFXP LC Comment] Some questions (was: Re: [tt] Some
> questions)
> 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
> >  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
> a parser a validating parser.
> --
>   Anne van Kesteren
>   <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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