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[closed] Re: integration testing of xml:ID

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 15:44:41 -0400
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-xml-id@w3.org
Message-ID: <878y1i574m.fsf_-_@nwalsh.com>
Thank you, Dan!

/ Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> was heard to say:
| On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 15:22 -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> / Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> was heard to say:
|> | Hmm... it seems pretty important to keep "C Impacts on Other Standards"
|> | around until xml:id has been implemented in those other places.
|> |
|> | It's not clear to me whether you plan to keep it or not.
|> |
|> | If it stays in, I'm satisfied.
|> |
|> | If not, I need to think it over.
|> The plan is to remove it, so please consider if that's acceptable based
|> on the current evidence of interoperability.
| OK, I took a look at the implementation report, and I see
| "The libxml2 library has had support for xml:id since version 2.6.9
| released Apr 18 2004. The support is switched on by default, and xml:id
| attributes when not in error are handled like DTD ID attributes. As a
| result they are available as ID for libxml2 XPath, XPointer
| implementation, as well as for XSLT, XML DSig and other tools or
| languages based on the libxml2 library since then."
|  -- http://www.w3.org/XML/2005/01/xml-id-implementation.html
| I guess that's good enough for me.
| Chris, I think you expressed some sympathy for my comment. Be advised
| I'm now satisfied. If you're not satisfied by the WG's response, i.e.
| http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-id/2005Jun/0011.html
| then you'll need to send your own comment. Dom, if you have any
| related concerns, that goes for you too.
| -- 
| Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
| D3C2 887B 0F92 6005 C541  0875 0F91 96DE 6E52 C29E

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