Re: sgml-id / xml-id and namespaces

Il giorno Wed, 23 Dec 2009 10:09:50 +0100
David Nečas <yeti physics muni cz> ha scritto:

> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:52:02AM +0200, Stefan Kost wrote:
> > In my opinion we should
> > - design a better id-scheme with minimal breakage in mind. for that
> > I'd suggest to prefix document structure ids. the rational is that
> > those where not officially documented and I don't believe people
> > explicitly link to them a lot.
> > 
> > - if possible have a quirks mode, that could catch link which got
> > broken, rewrite and warn about them
> > 
> > - once we know about the potential impact, propose the change on
> > desktop-devel list
> > 
> > How does that sound?
> For subsections, it's reasonable.  Something like sect: is unlikely to
> clash with existing IDs.
> But this does not solve the type/section clash, does it?

Yes, it will: the section is nothing more than a root subsection. The
problem is the final file name should be treated specially (as I think
nobody would like "DOC:::GtkWidget.html" or something similar), but I
guess the file name is yet handled apart.


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