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[whatwg] Reserving "id" attribute values?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 13:33:54 +0200
Message-ID: <op.ut6c2sim64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Tue, 19 May 2009 03:20:49 +0200, Brett Zamir <brettz9 at yahoo.com> 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)?

Those are only validity requirements and only when DTDs are involved (and  
possibly XSD) so it doesn't really matter.

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

References in general are not done yet. (Will be fixed in August or so per  
the issue tracker.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 19 May 2009 04:33:54 UTC

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