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Re: Another updated xml:id specification

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:01:02 -0400
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <87k6tc11nl.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Ok. Updated.

/ John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com> was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh scripsit:
|> I've updated the xml:id specification per our discussions at the XML
|> Core WG telcon today:
|>    http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2004/xmlcore/xmlid/xml-id.html
| Thanks for the quick turnaround, Norm.  A few editorial notes:
| 1) The must-within-must and must-within-should wording in section 4
|    is confusing.  I suggest the following:
| An xml:id processor must assure that the following statements hold for
| all xml:id attributes:
|     * The normalized value of each xml:id attribute is a valid NCName.
|     * If the type of an xml:id attribute is specified using a validation
|       technology, the type is 'ID'.
| An xml:id processor should assure that the following statement holds
| for xml:id attributes:
|     * All values of type )B�ID� within a document are unique.  
| 2) The "Strictly speaking" in the definition of validation is a hangover from
|    earlier drafts, and the definition of validation isn't actually marked up as
|    a definition.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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