A unique ID question ?

DuCharme, Robert DuCharmR at moodys.com
Fri Nov 5 22:50:54 GMT 1999

>I was wondering if the value of an ID attribute has to be unique within a 
>document or only within a fragment.

>From the "ID" validity constraint in section 3.3.1 of the spec
(http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#sec-attribute-types): "A name must not appear
more than once in an XML document as a value of this type; i.e., ID values
must uniquely identify the elements which bear them."

Bob DuCharme       www.snee.com/bob       <bob@  
snee.com>  see www.snee.com/bob/xmlann for "XML:
The Annotated Specification" from Prentice Hall.

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