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[whatwg] Update to the Adoption Agency Algorithm

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 05:18:30 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0602040517380.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Blanchard, Todd wrote:
>
> What I want to know is:  if the "cloned" node has an id attribute, and 
> id is meant to be unique, then how do we resolve this conflict?

We don't. For compatibility with existing implementations we are forced to 
require that the ID be duplicated too.

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