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Re: SVG12: A.7.15 id attribute

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 11:08:47 +0200
Message-ID: <428DA91F.1000203@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-svg@w3.org

Robin Berjon wrote:
> The notion that having both id and xml:id on a single element was not 
> allowed was an editorial oversight as we had already resolved that it was.
> Concerning the behaviour of having both attributes with different 
> values, notably concerning the way they impact the id field on 
> SVGElement the behaviour has now been specified with the required 
> precision, with additional details regarding other DOM interactions. 
> Setting the id field updates both attributes so that they can be kept in 
> sync.

Are such things also discussed with the people maintaining - if any - 
the DOM specification? It would be nice if this was generic for all XML 
documents that both have one or more attributes of type ID and xml:id set.

Note that with DOM3 you can basically make any attribute of type ID. 
(Does it interact with that?)

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 20 May 2005 09:08:42 UTC

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