[whatwg] lang vs. xml:lang; id vs. xml:id
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Dec 1 08:44:39 PST 2006
On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Michel Fortin wrote:
> Okay, so if I understand well, xml:lang in the spec refers to the "lang"
> attribute in the "xml" namespace, not to the "xml:lang" attribute in the
> null namespace that you get with the HTML parser. It makes sense from a
> DOM perspective, but it's misleading from a markup perspective, so I
> still think it should be clarified.
Could you propose some text?
> And although it's less confusing, I think the same should be clarified
> about xml:id: it's the "id" attribute in the "xml" namespace, not the
> "xml:id" attribute in the null namespace that you get with the HTML
I don't see any reason to mention XML ID in the Web Apps spec. It's a
different spec. We're a big enough spec as it is without explaining all
the other specs out there, especially those we don't even interact with. :-)
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