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Re: [XOM-interest] Non NCName IDs

From: Daniel Veillard <veillard@redhat.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 11:25:17 -0500
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, public-xml-id@w3.org, "'xom-interest'" <xom-interest@lists.ibiblio.org>, "'Wolfgang Hoschek'" <whoschek@lbl.gov>
Message-ID: <20060320162517.GG23846@redhat.com>

On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 11:19:04AM -0500, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> 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.

  yeah, sure, I agree with that.


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