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Re: Options for dealing with IDs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 16:15:50 +0100
Message-ID: <179136934828.20030108161550@w3.org>
To: www-tag@w3.org, "Arnaud Le Hors" <lehors@us.ibm.com>

On Wednesday, January 8, 2003, 12:59:17 AM, Arnaud wrote:


ALH> Just a small remark: Although there may be advantages to get this specified
ALH> in the XML spec and have the parsers handle this at the lower level, what
ALH> solution is chosen and what document it is specified in need not to be tied
ALH> together. So:

>>   - requires a (small) change to XML spec and XML parsers

ALH> isn't necessarily true.

I agree. xml:base is not in the XML spec, and adds to the xml
namespace. However there have been proposals that alladditions to the
xml namespace get rolled into the xml spec at the next revision and
this does seem to make sense to me.

Although it would still require a change to XML parsers, albeit a small
one.


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