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RE: Options for dealing with IDs

From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) <clbullar@ingr.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 13:38:34 -0600
Message-ID: <15725CF6AFE2F34DB8A5B4770B7334EEEACDDA@hq1.pcmail.ingr.com>
To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Ok.  Simpler tools for common jobs.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 12:40 PM
To: Bullard, Claude L (Len)
Cc: Chris Lilley; www-tag@w3.org
Subject: Re: Options for dealing with IDs

Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Someone please explain why this isn't a realistic 
> option given an on-demand scenario.  If the DTD/Schema 
> were ALWAYS processed, I agree that is a bad thing.
> The one thing that jumps out at me is that requiring 
> a DTD or Schema just to get at ID declarations is 
> a heavy requirement given that the number of 
> applications that use IDs is large, so this 
> can in fact, become a virtual requirement to 
> always get the DTD/Schema.
> Is that it? 

Pretty well.  I lot of apps are just *not* gonna do it; but they still 
might like to know about IDs. -Tim
Received on Thursday, 9 January 2003 14:39:09 UTC

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