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Re: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML
- From: Richard Tobin <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 12:00:40 +0000 (GMT)
In article <015f01c16186$408451d0$f181fea9@abraham> you write:
><!DOCTYPE doc [
> <!ELEMENT doc EMPTY>
>The above document is not valid.
It's certainly not valid *now*; but we could choose either to make it
valid or not. That is, we could either say that there is an implicit
declaration for xml:id on every element [*], or say that for validity a
declaration is required.
Having an implicit declaration would not break any existing document,
since xml:id is currently reserved.
[*] or perhaps every element that doesn't already have an ID attribute.