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Re: [CSS21] Please endorse xml:id

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 00:33:58 +0200
Message-ID: <42BC8A56.1000704@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>

Norman Walsh wrote:

>In the course of taking the xml:id specification through CR, I
>solicited the Amaya development team to help me demonstrate that
>xml:id could be used successfully with CSS.
>However, such support requires careful thought on the part of the
>implementor and may not occur to every developer working on CSS
>I think it would be of benefit to the community if the CSS 2.1 draft
>suggested that implementations of CSS 2.1 applied to XML documents
><rfc2119>should</rfc2119> support the xml:id specification.
There has been a thread about that recently, see "CSS selectors and 
xml:id" at:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2005Apr/thread.html#316 and

If I recall correctly, the outcome was no, because such a thing would 
prevent CSS 2.1 from exiting CR?


Ushiko-san! Kimi wa doushite, Ushiko-san!!
Laurens Holst, student, university of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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