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RE: [xml-dev] So maybe ID isn't a problem after all.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Borden [mailto:jborden@mediaone.net]
> Sent: Saturday, November 10, 2001 11:00 AM
> To: Champion, Mike; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] So maybe ID isn't a problem after all.

> so what am I missing?

Maybe nothing, except my wistful hope that we really can do this kind of
thing with WF XML syntax  rather than DTD syntax someday... this is
definitely not a Big Deal, just a nice little tweak that could prove useful
to those of us addicted to getElementById() in the HTML environment and too
constrained or lazy to mess with defining a DTD or schema just for the sake
of using this one feature in XML.  I think I can live with the DTD internal
subset solution ... that probably suffices for 80% of my own use cases until
the W3C can consider xml:id-ish enhancements in the Fullness of Time.