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Change namespace of xml:id

From: John Boyer <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 15:35:09 -0800
Message-ID: <7874BFCCD289A645B5CE3935769F0B52EA74DD@tigger.pureedge.com>
To: <public-xml-id@w3.org>
Just in case it doesn't get noticed in the XML Signatures conversation,
I'm recommending that you change xml:id to another namespace
because adding it to the xml namespace does an end-run around
the purpose of a namespace that happens, in this case, to break
something.  Notably, canonicalization.
Too bad we didn't think of this for xml:base.
Best regards,
John Boyer
Received on Monday, 7 February 2005 23:38:25 UTC

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