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Re: [xml-dev] IDs considered harmful or why keys might be better thanIDs...

David Carlisle wrote:

>>Looks like a 3rd application to add to the list (after DocBook, MathML 
>>and SOAP). If the list continues to grow, the question might become why 
>>these applications have decided not to use (or to use in an invalid way) 
>>internal subsets or full DTDs.
> There nothing non standard about the internal subset in Docbook or MathML
> it's just inconvenient to have an internal subset with a few hundred ID
> declarations in, and not much more convenent to arrange to just have the
> ones that are actually used in the document. 

You're right, that's not what I meant, sorry.

I should have said like in my previous email that "some DocBook or 
MathML users do not use it properly"!


> David

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