W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > August 2004

[whatwg] Re: WEB_FORMS 2.0 comment, repetition model, using reserved macro scripting syntax

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 14:31:57 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408281427540.8458@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > 
> > In any case, "[" and "]" are now valid in IDs according to the WF2 
> > SGML declaration, apparently:
> > 
> > http://syntax.whatwg.org/sgml/html5core+wf2/pre1/declaration
> > 
> > Doesn't help in XML, but in XML DTDs aren't needed at all anyway, so 
> > the point is largely moot.
> 
> Maybe xml-editor at w3.org could be mailed to address this issue? If they 
> accept it as a valid issue 'xs:ID' will eventually change, right?

What exactly would the issue be? "Not enough characters are valid in IDs"? 
I suppose someone could raise that, but I doubt that changing XML syntax 
(this would require revving XML) will be very popular.

-- 
Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
Received on Saturday, 28 August 2004 07:31:57 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:58:36 UTC