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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 15:13:33 +0000 (GMT)
In article <03da01c1620b$22d4ac90$0400a8c0@scott> you write:
>Existing (non xmlid-conformant parsers) would declare the document invalid
>whereas updated applications would declare it valid.
Right, but my point was that it would be wrong to use such a document
with existing parsers *anyway*, because it contains the reserved name
xml:id. The whole point of "reserved" is that you can't expect
appropriate behaviour from processors that don't conform to whatever
spec provides a definition of the reserved name.