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Re: aliases for elements

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:50:28 -0400
Message-Id: <p0611041ec1013ce8d0af@[10.0.1.2]>
To: "Jim Jewett" <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Cc: XHTML-Liste <www-html@w3.org>

At 11:00 AM -0400 8/10/06, Jim Jewett wrote:
>The current draft offers both id and xml:id, but says not to use both ...
>
>Is there any way for an xml module to alias or import an element, so
>that the unnamespaced version (or the version in its own namespace) is
>seen as equivalent to a specified element from elsewhere?

I think the answer is that you can.

For expert advice on how; and perhaps when to do this and when not to
do it, you might try to wake up the list at

<public-schemata-users@w3.org>.

For an idea of what they are about, you could browse

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemata-users/2005Oct/thread.html#3

.. first, if you wish.

Al

PS: basic how-to-join etc. is findable from

http://www.w3.org/Mail/Request

>id is the obvious justification, but xml:base and xml:lang are also
>fairly common, and I think it might help to resolve some of the
>problems with xlink and xinclude.
>
>-jJ
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