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RE: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred L. Drake, Jr. [mailto:fdrake@acm.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 2:27 PM

>  > Logically xml:id should "win", but for backwards 
> compatibility, I'd say that the application ID should "win". 
>   Which is a good reaason to decree it to be an error -- ambiguity is
> our enemy.

Yes: A much better idea than setting rules to pick the winner!