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Re: [CSS21] 4.1.3 Characters and case: Number Sign (#) in identifiers

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 23:39:11 -0400
Message-ID: <49F528DF.3000801@mit.edu>
To: James Hopkins <james@idreamincode.co.uk>
CC: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
James Hopkins wrote:
> I'm not too hot on my XML, but after having done some research on how 
> ATTLIST declarations are able to map name-value pairs with elements, and 
> xml:id, it appears that only one token is allowed for type ID.

Correct.

> Are you saying that DOM3 (I presume you mean this feature? 
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/core.html#Attr-isId)), extends 
> this so we're able to match a subset of ID tokens, like we can currently 
> with the class attribute in HTML?

No.

> If this is the case, then 
> #valid#selector would presumably correctly match the space-separated 
> type ID values, 'valid' and 'selector'.

No, but it'd match <node id1="valid" id2="selector"> where both 
attributes are of type ID.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 27 April 2009 03:40:22 GMT

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