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Re: CSS selectors and xml:id

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 11:04:22 +0300
Message-ID: <42806B06.1050900@iki.fi>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-style@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org

Robin Berjon wrote:
> Now we have xml:id which is a very neat addition to the XML toolset. It 
> makes an important chunk of what end-users find scary with XML go away. 
> An XML specification that simplifies XML, and you don't find that 
> special? ;-)

Of course, the truly simple and pragmatic way would have been speccing 
that the attribute 'id' (not in a namespace) counts as an ID.

(It's not like anyone uses an attribute named like that for any other 
purpose anyway. At least not to any significant extent.)

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 10 May 2005 08:06:57 UTC

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