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Re: On the abolishment of IDs (Re: IDs - make them case sensitive)

From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@allette.com.au>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 1997 05:39:19 +1000
Message-Id: <199706281947.FAA12037@jawa.chilli.net.au>
To: <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>, "Dave Peterson" <davep@acm.org>
 
> From: Dave Peterson <davep@acm.org>

> >I currently can do it, by adding ":/?;" to the NAMECHAR.
> 
> Do that and you can't use "/>" to end a tag.

No, I think, because

1) all attribute value specs in XML have to be quoted
2) the longest delimiter rule in SGML will mean that a /> is 
recognised correctly (I am not suggesting that ">" should be
a valid name character :-)


Rick Jelliffe
Received on Saturday, 28 June 1997 15:48:27 EDT

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