XSchema: existing ID attributes considered harmful (was: XSchema Spec Section 2.2, Draft 1)

Ron Bourret rbourret at dvs1.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Tue Jun 16 09:33:43 BST 1998

Paul Prescod wrote:

> On Mon, 15 Jun 1998, John Cowan wrote:
> [snip...]
> > In aid of this, I am PROPOSING that we not use any ID attributes
> > in XSchema 1.0; change the "id ID #REQUIRED" attributes in ElementDecl
> > elements to "name NMTOKEN #REQUIRED" instead.  That will allow us
> > to reserved XML IDs for structure-sharing.
> I like this idea.

Ditto.  It looks like the XSchema app is going to have to do half the work 
anyway, so there's no point in limiting ourselves with IDs.

-- Ron Bourret

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