[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML
- From: David Brownell <email@example.com>
- To: James Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Tim Bray <email@example.com>,firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 19:02:24 -0800
> An alternative would be to have an attribute that declares the name of the
> attribute that is an ID attribute, say xml:idatt. To make this useable,
> xml:idatt would be inherited.
Good idea -- so long as there's a sibling "xml:idatts", so that multiple
attributes can be defined as defining IDs. I really do not like the
arbitrary restriction that elements may not have IDs defined for more
than one purpose.