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

On Monday 12 November 2001 05:06 pm, Linda Grimaldi wrote:
> One useful aspect to those of us in the db world of the standardization
> of xml:id is a consistent way to ensure uniqueness within a database.
> It's not essential, but it sure would make life easier.

Nobody is precluding specifying constraints such as this in a schema. You 
don't need to standardize to accomplish the goal here.