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Re: [xml-dev] "no one uses xml:id any more"

On 4 Feb 2014, at 17:21, Michael Sokolov <msokolov@safaribooksonline.com> wrote:

> However, I think it's likely that no one who isn't already using xml:id today is likely to start using it tomorrow.

Why? I find it very useful, and have applications where I've stopped using DTD-defined ID attributes and use xml:id instead. It means that id() in a stylesheet works whether or not you do DTD validation, which is much more robust.

Michael Kay

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