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Re: CSS selectors and xml:id

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 11:04:22 +0300
Message-ID: <42806B06.1050900@iki.fi>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-style@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org

Robin Berjon wrote:
> Now we have xml:id which is a very neat addition to the XML toolset. It 
> makes an important chunk of what end-users find scary with XML go away. 
> An XML specification that simplifies XML, and you don't find that 
> special? ;-)

Of course, the truly simple and pragmatic way would have been speccing 
that the attribute 'id' (not in a namespace) counts as an ID.

(It's not like anyone uses an attribute named like that for any other 
purpose anyway. At least not to any significant extent.)

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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