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Re: FW: W3C XML ID ambiguity

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2005 09:28:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4269F902.5090800@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, "Bassetti, Ann" <ann.bassetti@boeing.com>, public-xml-id@w3.org, "Bugbee, Larry" <larry.bugbee@boeing.com>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "Reid, Travis S" <travis.s.reid@boeing.com>, "Gerstmann, Jerry P" <jerry.p.gerstmann@boeing.com>, "Meadows, Joe" <joe.meadows@nobs.ca.boeing.com>

Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Any problems that already exist with xml:space, xml:lang, 
> and xml:base are going to have much more practical impact with xml:id.

So why not revise the relevant specifications to make sure it is more 
clear how 'xml:' "prefixed" attributes should be treated? Naming xml:id 
xmlid just to prevent problems that already exist seems backwards.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 23 April 2005 07:28:21 UTC

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