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Re: IDs - make them case sensitive

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 12:50:58 -0400
Message-ID: <33B3EF72.642DD743@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Tim Bray wrote:
> Why, historically, was the value of an ID restricted to Name?

Is this a trick question? An ID is a unique NAME of a particular
element, just as a GI is the NAME of an element type and entity names
NAME entities.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Friday, 27 June 1997 12:51:49 UTC

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