From: Ogden, Jeff [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 6:49 AM
Subject: RE: [dita] Presence of @id affects processing?
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> Subject: [dita] Presence of @id affects processing?
> The 1.1 lang spec for <fn/> says that the
presence of the ID attribute
> on <fn/> affects how the footnote is rendered.
Is that true?
[JeffO:] Yes, it’s
true. In retrospect this might not be the best design, but we are stuck
with it now.
> If so, I think we need to mention it in the ID
attribute section of the
> archspec. I'm imagining a tool vendor providing an
> "automatically generate IDs", not knowing
that the presence of the ID
> attribute has processing implications.
> Are there other elements for which the presence of
@id has any effect,
[JeffO:] Not that I am
aware of, but it is hard to be absolutely certain without rereading the entire
spec. with this in mind.
> source: http://docs.oasis-