[whatwg] Reserving "id" attribute values?

On Tue, 19 May 2009, Brett Zamir wrote:
> In order to comply with XML ID requirements in XML, and facilitate 
> future transitions to XML, can HTML 5 explicitly encourage id attribute 
> values to follow this pattern (e.g., disallowing numbers for the 
> starting character)?

Why can't we just change the XML ID requirements in XML to be less strict?

> Also, there is this minor errata: 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#refsCSS21 is broken 
> (in section 3.2)

I haven't done any references yet; I'll probably get to them in a couple 
of months.

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Received on Tuesday, 9 June 2009 23:08:25 UTC