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

Henry Thompson wrote
> It's precisely because IDness is orthogonal to type-validity that
> xml:id is the _wrong_ solution -- it doesn't allow me to combine
> IDness with e.g. being an NMToken or CDATA or in integer or . . .

It could, it depends how  xml:id is specified.

One could specify that any attribute of name xml:id was an identifier
for the purposes of linking, but still allow xml:id to be declared with
any type in a DTD or schema.


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