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RE: Removal (Time for XMail?)

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 12:13:45 -0400
To: "James Snell" <jmsnell@intesolv.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Most definitely... one possible solution that I've starting thinking about
> was some kind of scoped-id mechanism.  I'm not sure how this would work
> exactly so it is more of just a random thought, but it would be nice to be
> able to declare ID's within a particular scope in the document itself.  In
> others words:

XML Schema supports this notion with keys. However, XML IDs are still global
in scope. That would require a change to XML.

David Cleary
Progress Software
Received on Friday, 29 September 2000 12:16:28 UTC

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