Re: Re: "There are six XLink elements" - True or False? Discu
Ah, but there are only two "XLink *linking* elements": simple and extended. The other four "XLink elements" are used in various ways to supplement the definition of links. I guess we should have called them the six "XLink architectural forms". :-) Eve Ronald Bourret wrote: > "XLink linking element" is formally defined, "XLink element" is > informally defined. From section 2.1: > > [Definition: It is made explicit by an XLink linking element, > which is an XLink-conforming XML element that asserts the > existence of a link.] There are six XLink elements; only two > of them are considered linking elements. The others provide > various pieces of information that describe the characteristics > of a link. > > I also don't think this is confusing. I sat down to really read the spec > for the first time the other day and had no problems with this. > > -- Ron -- Eve Maler +1 781 442 3190 Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center eve.maler @ sun.com
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