[whatwg] Update to the Adoption Agency Algorithm

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 3 21:18:30 PST 2006

On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Blanchard, Todd wrote:
> What I want to know is:  if the "cloned" node has an id attribute, and 
> id is meant to be unique, then how do we resolve this conflict?

We don't. For compatibility with existing implementations we are forced to 
require that the ID be duplicated too.

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