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Re: [xml-dev] XML Core WG needs input on xml:lang=""

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2002 10:30:32 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200208021443.KAA06753@mail2.reutershealth.com>
To: m.batsis@bsnet.gr (Manos Batsis)
Cc: jcowan@reutershealth.com (John Cowan), xml-editor@w3.org, xml-dev@lists.xml.org

Manos Batsis scripsit:

> BTW and IM(OT)HO, an xml:id would be more useful than this...

The trouble with that is that it isn't clear who needs to use it.
Anyone who has the forethought to use xml:id can declare their own
ids in the internal subset as well; people who want to reference a
document they don't control need to use something other than ids anyway.

James Clark's idea of xml:idattrs makes more sense to me.

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