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Re: Last call comments on XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 20:39:56 +0000 (UTC)
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: dev-tech-xbl@mozilla.org, public-appformats@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0702142032400.4112@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Norman Walsh wrote:
> Apologies for the tardiness in sending these comments. The XML Core WG 
> has reviewed XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0 and offers the following two 
> comments.
> > 1.4.7. Extension Mechanisms
> Section 1.4.7 speaks of the per-element partition of attribute names. 
> This is, I think, a holdover from the first edition of Namespaces in 
> XML. We suggest that it be updated to the terminology in the latest 
> Namespaces REC.

I couldn't work out exactly what the new terminology was from the 
Namespces in XML spec, but I've tried to fix the spec. Please let me know 
if it is acceptable.

> > 2.16. The id Attribute of XBL Elements
> There is, of course, a historical preceding for naming attributes of 
> type ID "id". However, we recommend that the attribute of type ID in XBL 
> 2.0 be spelled "xml:id".

I don't understand. Could you elaborate on why you recommend making the 
attribute name longer?

Thanks for your input,
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