[whatwg] [wf2] 1.9. Conformance requirements

Henri already replied to this with what I'm about to say, but since I'm 
supposed to reply to all the comments... No offence Henri. :-)

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I was wondering how "These XML documents may contain a DOCTYPE if 
> desired, but this is not required." would be possible. Especially since 
> the repition model requires the use of attributes of type ID and xml:id 
> is not yet REC.

The "id" attribute on elements in the XHTML namespace has ID semantics 
regardless of the DOCTYPE.

> It could be solved by either adding a line how the attribute named 'id' 
> in the null namespace when applied to an element in the XHTML namespace 
> should be treated (as type ID) or adding a DOCTYPE (DTD) that defines 
> that.

The former is already done -- in WA1. It's out of scope of WF2, IMHO.

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