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

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu]

>No. That's not the point. It never has been. The XML processor is 
>most certainly free to ignore the semantics of xml:id, just like 
>today it ignores the semantics of xml:base. 
>... All we're asking for is  name we can link to.

That means no one has to do anything and all you 
need is a nameloc.  A PI convention is the best proposal 
for that.

>I'm not quite sure where you draw the line on what is and is not the 
>system vocabulary. 

No one is.  That is what makes these kinds of proposals flakey:  
uncertain doctrine.