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Re: [xml-dev] ID/IDREF is evil

On 8 Feb 2014, at 10:10, George Cristian Bina <george@oxygenxml.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> I am not sure I understand the need for DTDs... You can use xs:ID and xs:IDREF/xs:IDREFS in XML Schema, isn't it? And <data type="ID"/>, etc. in Relax NG.

Yes, but if you're using XML Schema you don't need ID/IDREF, because you can use key/keyref which is far more flexible (though still, sadly, scoped to a single document).

Michael Kay

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