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Re: XPath2 F&O fn:id() broken wrt XPointer

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 07:53:39 +0100
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bod34e70s.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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John Cowan writes:

> Let me make sure I understand this.  XQuery believes that an attribute of
> type ID identifies its owner element (and so say we all), but an *element*
> of type ID identifies *itself* rather than its parent element.

Yes.

> If that is what you mean, I agree that it is bogus and should be changed.

Indeed.

ht
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