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anchor names need to be XML IDs. pls keep WebOnt issues valid XHTML

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 06 Jun 2002 09:23:54 -0500
To: michael.smith@eds.com
Cc: www-archive@w3.org, Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@swi.psy.uva.nl>
Message-Id: <1023373434.25654.868.camel@dirk>


Anchor names like
don't comply with the XHTML spec.

Anchor names have to be XML names;
they have to start with a letter,
and I don't think / is allowed.

would work.

It's a pain to break incoming links,
but better soon rather than later.

Please validate the issues list now
and again; I see a number of other


Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 6 June 2002 10:23:29 UTC

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