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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:clbullar@ingr.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2001 5:25 PM
> To: Elliotte Rusty Harold; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML

> Independent parties should not be extending 
> the rules for the system vocabulary.  That 
> is precisely what so many here beat MS up for. 

I thought Elliotte Harold was suggesting that both the namespace mechanism
as well as PIs provide a pre-approved way of extending the rules to
accomodate ID-ness. Unless I'm missing something, declaring an attribute to
be in the "id namespace" could work as well or better as the PI suggestion
... *if* we want to propose some interim solution that doesn't require a W3C