[webkit-dev] XML Processor Profiles & WebKit

Alex Milowski alex at milowski.org
Tue Jun 15 09:26:33 PDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> wrote:
> 15.06.2010, в 01:53, Alex Milowski написал(а):
>> While I'd like xml:id and/or ID/IDREF to work along with the DOM's
>> getElementById(), I'm not sure about the historical or technical contexts
>> as to why they currently do not.
> xml:id was decided WONTFIX in <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16505>

I'd sure like to know what the discuss was:

"The official consensus between Maciej, Alexey and I is that we're not
interested in implementing xml:id in WebKit at this time"

It would be nice to have some record of why other than the above.

...and does "not at this time" = "never" ?

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics

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