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Re: C.16 Behavior when DTD is incomplete?

From: Robert Streich <streich@slb.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 1996 02:27:19 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0b26.32.19961023014442.006c0fa8@austin.sar.slb.com>
To: "David G. Durand" <dgd@cs.bu.edu> (David G. Durand)
Cc: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
At 10:54 PM 10/17/96 -0400, David G. Durand"  (David G. Durand wrote:
>Implicit CDATA. There's no benefit in leaving this undefined, and being
>smart about it will just make worse trouble. Of course, "id" will already
>be a fixed, undeclared, universally accessible attribute anyway; so the
>"smartness" doesn't get you much.

I agree with the CDATA default. Because ID/IDREF is an important concept,
I would like to see default names for them so that they could be processed
as something other than CDATA. I don't care too much about the names, but
brevity would be preferred. Even NAME and HREF work for me.


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