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Re: {minutes} Geneva F2F day 1 16/09/2014

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:31:21 +0200
To: "Glenn Adams" <glenn@skynav.com>, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: "Nigel Megitt" <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>, TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>, "public-texttracks@w3.org" <public-texttracks@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xmk6ajk3idj3kv@simons-mbp>
On Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:41:47 +0200, Silvia Pfeiffer  
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting. How does this work in the context of browsers?

Browsers don't support xml:id and AFAIK don't want to. Having more than  
one attribute for IDness increases complexity all over the place and  
doesn't give any benefit.

Browsers have also always allowed any value in id="" (also in XML). So the  
spec change in HTML was just aligning with reality.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 22 September 2014 11:31:52 UTC

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