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Re: Options for dealing with IDs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 21:27:25 +0100
Message-ID: <15269229609.20030107212725@w3.org>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

On Tuesday, January 7, 2003, 7:48:14 PM, Tim wrote:

TB> Chris Lilley wrote:

TB> Very good and useful Chris, thank you.

Thanks. It discharges my action item, and starts what might be a
fruitful discussion.


>> Most (but not all) attributes called id are of type ID. Most (but not
>> all) attributes of type ID are called id. 

TB> 1. What's the existence proof of a deployed vocabulary that has an 
TB> attribute named "id" which is not an ID?

I did not have a particular one in mind, although i suspect that the
tag names would not be in English and would be in a language using the
latin alphabet were the word "id" meant something.

TB> 2. What's the existence proof of a deployed vocabulary that has an ID 
TB> attribute that's not named "id"?

RDF/XML - its called ID.

Tell me you were not suggesting case insensitivity, please ....

TB> Just curious, I suspect they probably exist, just haven't seen them. -Tim



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