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Re: [xml-dev] So maybe ID isn't a problem after all.
James Clark wrote:
[magisterial summary deleted]
> (B) The other choice we can make is to say that ID-ness is important.
I agree with this view, and on primarily data-centric grounds. Without
IDs, XML can only serialize trees. With IDs, it can serialize
arbitrary graphs in a fairly application-independent way, at least
within a single document. This is often an important facility.
> The only solution that I've seen that works with choice (B)
> is xml:idatt(s).
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