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Re: 2. Effect of normalisation step on the DOM/Infoset

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 20:12:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Daniel Veillard <veillard@redhat.com>
Cc: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, public-xml-id@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501242011270.17581@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 04:52:52PM +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > No. IMHO, specifications adding layers on top of the XML specification 
> > should never change the infoset/DOM representation, only augment it. 
> 
>   I read that as being against the goal of the xml:id spec which is
> specifically to force these (reserved so far) attributes to be of type
> ID at the infoset level in the absence of DTD.

I don't mind them being of type ID, I am merely concerned that they 
shouldn't have a different representation if you serialise the DOM in an 
xml:id compliant UA vs in a straight DOM-and-XML compliant UA.

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