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   Re: [xml-dev] the xml: namespace

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At 10:40 AM -0800 1/7/03, Tim Bray wrote:

>I can sympathize with the xml:id idea, except for that every 
>existing deployed XML vocabulary I've ever seen without exception 
>has an ID attribute, and the name of the ID attribute is "id".  Why 
>not just roll over, give in, and say that absent other information, 
>if "foo" is in XML then foo#bar means <any-namespace:any-tag 
>id="bar">? -Tim

What about case sensitivity? I've also seen ID and even Id.

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