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Re: Action: Rewrite para 4 of 4.10.4.

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2003 16:15:04 -0400
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <87iso94ojb.fsf@nwalsh.com>

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/ Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh wrote:
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|> The paragraph in question is:
|>   It is common practice to assume that when an element has an
|>   attribute that is declared in a DTD to be of type ID, then the
|>   fragment identifier #abc identifies the element which has an
|>   attribute of that type whose value is "abc". However, there is no
|>   normative support for this assumption and it is problematic in
|>   practice, since the only defined way to establish that an attribute
|>   is of type ID is via a DTD, which may not exist or may not be
|>   available.
|> I've "rewritten" it as shown below
|
| I like your stuff, but I regret the loss of the strong statement
| "there is no normative support" for assuming that #bar means <whatever
| id="bar">  -Tim

I can work that back in. I didn't remove it intentionally, but I did
perhaps leave it more implicit than explicit.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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