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   Re: [xml-dev] XPointer crisis

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Michael Kay wrote:

> And to pick up a thread that's gone dormant, I'd like to see the "bare
> names" XPointer complemented by an xml:id="aaaa" attribute that provides an
> ID attribute independent of any schema or DTD declarations.

I agree, except that I'd rather see it one step meta, as
xml:idattr (which specifies the QName of the ID attribute, and is
inherited).  So to get xml:id, you add xml:idattr="xml:id" in the
root element.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
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