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Subject: Re: [ubl-ndrsc] Elements vs. attributes: discussion kickoff

> My position on this is use attributes only for document level information. 
> This means that for the most part only built-in document level attributes such 
> as xml:lang, id and idref should be used 

 Using id and idref is a potential source of application level issues
the value of a id-typed attribute must be a NT-Name production [1]. I
that we should allow an ID to start with a digit.  

>  I also believe that by enforcing 
> attributes at the document level,
> we will provide clarity, avoid confusion, and enable better structuring.

 I agree with Mark and Matt on this.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xml-20001006#NT-Name
Fabrice Desré - France Telecom R&D/DTL/MSV
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