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Re: Why no id attribute in common attributes?

From: David Landwehr <david.landwehr@solidapp.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 06:46:14 +0200
Message-ID: <446BFC16.4060903@solidapp.com>
To: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

Please, please do this :-)

David

John Boyer wrote:
>
> The XForms schema makes lots of attributes of type xsd:IDREF, but
> Common Attributes appears to be missing the following:
>
>     <xsd:attribute name="id" type="xsd:ID" use="optional"/>    
>
> Rather than forcing every host language to add this attribute to the
> schema, an XForms 1.0 erratum should add this to the XForms schema.
>
> The argument that the host language may want to have its own uniform
> way of assigning identities does not seem to hold water, esp. given 
> xml:id.
>
> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
> Senior Product Architect/Research Scientist
> Co-Chair, W3C XForms Working Group
> Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
> IBM Victoria Software Lab
> E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com  http://www.ibm.com/software/
>
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