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   Re: [xml-dev] XPointer crisis

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On Friday 01 February 2002 04:36 pm, Joe English wrote:
> Re: the 'xml:id' and 'xml:idattr' proposals: these sound reasonable,
> but it seems to me like an awful lot of work to specify, implement,
> and deploy just for the sake of barename fragment identifiers.

Right, they fall into the category of "specious standardization". I 
really can't see the point in standardizing a mechanism *that can 
already be used* but for which no experience exists.

I say standardize only the bare minimum necessary... 


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