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Re: [1.2T-LC] Comments on Last Call WD of SVG T1.2 (ISSUE-2130)

From: Cyril Concolato <cyril.concolato@enst.fr>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 09:21:11 +0100
Message-ID: <490EB477.20704@enst.fr>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Hi Doug,

Doug Schepers a écrit :
> Hi, Cyril-
> Cyril Concolato wrote (on 10/30/08 11:39 AM):
>> Concerning xml:id and id, if I understand correctly, 'id' is always of
>> type <ID>, while 'xml:id' is of type <ID> if there is no 'id' attribute
>> on the element, otherwise it is of type '<NCName>'. Is that correct?
>> Could you add a note ? Or change the attribute definition to:
>> xml:id = "<ID> | <NCName>"  
> I've fixed this now.  Both 'id' and 'xml:id' are "<NCName>", and we've
> removed the conditionality of the type (we now say that you shouldn't
> mix-and-match 'xml:id' and 'id').  In any case, Relax NG does not modify
> the infoset (by design), so it can't (or shouldn't) be used to impose
> ID-ness on attributes.
> Personally, I find this aspect of Relax NG a bit sub-optimal, as I see
> real practical value in ensuring uniqueness of ID attributes, but there
> are other ways to report that during validation, so this is the best
> current option.
> With this clarification, and your earlier confirmation of satisfaction
> [1], could you please let us know if you are satisfied with the whole of
> ISSUE-2130? [2]
Thank you for following up this issue. I am indeed satisfied with the whole of ISSUE-2130.

> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2008Oct/0253.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/track/issues/2130
> Regards-
> -Doug

Cyril Concolato
Maître de Conférences/Associate Professor
Groupe Mutimedia/Multimedia Group
Département Traitement du Signal et Images
/Dept. Signal and Image Processing
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
46 rue Barrault
75 013 Paris, France
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