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Re: NAME or ID ?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 16:18:07 +0200
To: Murray Macdonald <murray@mha.ca>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bdleqto5o7cvhfi4rqp70sq66k9f9v1cut@4ax.com>
* Murray Macdonald wrote:
>Is there a favored way to identify instances in new tags?  

I think you are talking about new _elements_...

>  a) <newtag name="foo"/>
>  b) <newtag id="foo"/>
>Can someone please help me identify the preferred solution
>according to the W3?

You must be talking about XHTML so I suggest to take a look at
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization/ If you new attribute
has the content model ID, you should call it 'id'; this isn't
stateted there, but the logical approach.
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