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[closed] Re: 5. xml:id error processing being a "must"

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:24:38 -0500
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-xml-id@w3.org
Message-ID: <877jm1zdbt.fsf_-_@nwalsh.com>
/ Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> was heard to say:
| On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> |
|> | Should the spec say that xml:id errors MAY simply be ignored? In
|> | effect, what's the point of the error checking? The following
|> | document:
|> |
|> |    <test xml:id="!%&(@!"/>
|> |
|> | ...is well-formed, and MUST result in a document representation where
|> | the element has the ID "!%&(@!", despite it being technically in
|> | xml:id error.
|> 
|> I'm reluctant to allow general purpose xml:id processors, like my own
|> SAX filter, to always ignore all errors and claim to be conformant.
|
| Fair enough. I retract my comment.
|
| I agree with this resolution.

Thank you.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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