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(unknown charset) Re: XML:ID extension spec proposal to HTML5 documents

From: (unknown charset) Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:16:55 +0100
To: (unknown charset) David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: (unknown charset) Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140215021655877592.e8aebc8f@xn--mlform-iua.no>
David Carlisle, Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:15:00 +0000:
> On 14/02/2014 06:40, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> Clearly, it would be safer w.r.t. avoiding errors if xml:id does not
>>  match the idref of a id attribute
> 
> It would be safer still if authors did not put the ill fated xml:id
> attribute in their html documents.

The safest thing is a method that works in validating and 
not-validating xml processors. xml:id is such a method. Hopefully ID by 
reference to DOM4 will also become such a method.

> As far as I can see, except for
> yourself proposing this, not one person has spoken in favour of the idea.

W.r.t. speaking: Is there any movement w.r.t. making xml tools 
implement ID by reference to DOM4?
-- 
leif halvars silli
Received on Saturday, 15 February 2014 01:17:27 UTC

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