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RE: [xml-dev] IDs considered harmful or why keys might be better thanIDs...

From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@--------.--->
To: "'Jonathan Borden'" <jborden@--------.--->,"'David Brownell'" <david-b@-------.--->
Date: 11/13/2001 9:51:00 AM
> Ok I stand corrected. Internal subsets are easy to use and
> well supported as
> you and john cowan, michael kay and others say.
> So why do we need _another_ mechanism to declare IDs?
Well, one reason is that an XML document produced as the output of an XSLT
transformation will never have an internal subset.

Mike Kay


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