W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xml-id@w3.org > February 2005

Multiple ID attributes on a single element

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 12:03:25 +0100
Message-ID: <42074AFD.40206@annevankesteren.nl>
To: public-xml-id@w3.org

Although I am too late for last call comments I was wondering if the WG
could clarify which ID attribute should get presedence when multiple are
applied to a single element.

That is invalid per the XML specification but it does not make the
document ill-formed so UAs which do not use a validating parser need a
way to handle this.

The multiple ID question has been brought up before on this mailing

[1] seems to be ignored. At least, I could not find any response to the
e-mail in question.

Also, as mentioned before, this causes problems for UAs[3].


  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 7 February 2005 11:03:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 19:53:49 UTC