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Re: Options for dealing with IDs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 22:45:07 +0100
Message-ID: <13873892187.20030107224507@w3.org>
To: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
CC: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, <www-tag@w3.org>

On Tuesday, January 7, 2003, 10:30:06 PM, Paul wrote:

PP> Tim Bray wrote:

>>
>> Hmm, the notion of "treating as an ID" is fuzzy enough that I don't want
>> to go there.  All I'm suggesting is that for resource representations
>> served as */xml or */*+xml, a fragment identifier of "xyz" points to the
>> element which has the attribute id="xyz".

PP> What about the DOM? What about XPath/XSLT? I don't see why it makes 
PP> sense to fix XPointer and leave the left broken.

Precisely.

As i said. And what about the CSS # selector, and IDREF, too?

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