[whatwg] Reserving "id" attribute values?
brettz9 at yahoo.com
Tue May 19 04:46:43 PDT 2009
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 19 May 2009 03:20:49 +0200, Brett Zamir <brettz9 at yahoo.com>
>> In order to comply with XML ID requirements in XML, and facilitate
>> future transitions to XML, can HTML 5 explicitly encourage id
>> attribute values to follow this pattern (e.g., disallowing numbers
>> for the starting character)?
> Those are only validity requirements and only when DTDs are involved
> (and possibly XSD) so it doesn't really matter.
While it may not be that common, people may want at a later date to
apply some files for validation...
And don't forget the vanity/business factor in having a fully validating
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