[whatwg] IDness and warnings

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Nov 6 01:06:42 PST 2006

On Mon, 6 Nov 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Considering that xml:id support for Gecko has been blocked ( https:// 
> bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=275196 ), would it be a good idea 
> for a conformance checking service to emit a warning if an element in 
> the XHTML namespace has an attribute whose attribute type is ID but the 
> attribute does not have the local name "id" in no namespace?

That's a judgement call and outside the scope of the WA1 spec -- as with 
any warning, it would be helpful to authors who don't know what they are 
doing, and annoying to those who do.

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