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Re: [XOM-interest] Non NCName IDs

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 11:19:04 -0500
Message-ID: <441ED5F8.4060706@metalab.unc.edu>
To: veillard@redhat.com
CC: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, public-xml-id@w3.org, 'xom-interest' <xom-interest@lists.ibiblio.org>, 'Wolfgang Hoschek' <whoschek@lbl.gov>

Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 03:59:49PM -0000, Michael Kay wrote:
>> So: it's clear as mud. The processor must "assure that" (assure whom?) the
>> value is an NCName, and it mustn't fail if it isn't.
>   There is no fatal error in xml:id, a fatal error would mean stopping 
> any processing of the XML resource. Failure can only result in reporting
> the error and not registering the ID.

Even so the test suite suggests the ID should be registered. That still 
feels like a mistake.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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