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Re: [xml-dev] is an xml:id attribute a "DTD-determined ID"?
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Date: 9/16/2009 7:21:00 PM
At 2009-09-16 15:12 -0400, David A. Lee wrote: >I dont know about Xerces support or XPointer ... >But this link describes whats *supposed* to happen fairly well .. .I >had just stumbled on this the other day .. > ><http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-id/>http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-id/ > >It talks about using internal or external DTD's to mark the magic xml:id > > > ><!ATTLIST someElement > xml:id ID #IMPLIED > > > > > >And appears to work even though DTD's are not namespace aware., Because "xml:id" satisfies the naming constraints for attributes in XML documents, and the prefix for the XML namespace is reserved to be the string "xml" and no other namespace can use the prefix "xml". So as far as I can see nothing can get in the way of interpreting "xml:id" as desired in a DTD environment. I hope this helps. . . . . . . . . . . Ken -- Upcoming hands-on code list, UBL, XSLT, XQuery and XSL-FO classes. Interested in other classes? http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/x/i/ Crane Softwrights Ltd. http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/x/ Training tools: Comprehensive interactive XSLT/XPath 1.0/2.0 video Video lesson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrNjJCh7Ppg&fmt=18 Video overview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTiodiij6gE&fmt=18 G. Ken Holman mailto:gkholman@C... Male Cancer Awareness Nov'07 http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/x/bc Legal business disclaimers: http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/legal _______________________________________________________________________ XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ Or unsubscribe: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php