Re: XLink 1.1 - Discard "locator-type elements"?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 At 04:58 AM 3/10/02, AndrewWatt2000@a... wrote: >The more I delve into the XLink 1.0 Recommendation the less clear the purpose >and value of the so-called "locator-type" element becomes. > >The main (only significant?) purpose of a locator-type element seems to be to >hold an xlink:href attribute. > >If the specification for the xlink:from and xlink:to attributes on an >arc-type element were amended from allowing an NCName to a URI it seems to me >that the locator-type element and its xlink:href attribute could be dispensed >with. Note that multiple locators can share the same role, allowing a single arc element to create multiple arcs between locations. Note also that more than one locator can identify the same resource in different roles, clarifying the structure of a complex link which may have many arcs. ~Chris - -- Christopher R. Maden, Principal Consultant, crism consulting DTDs/schemas - conversion - ebooks - publishing - Web - B2B - training <URL: http://crism.maden.org/consulting/ > PGP Fingerprint: BBA6 4085 DED0 E176 D6D4 5DFC AC52 F825 AFEC 58DA -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Personal Privacy 6.5.8 iQA/AwUBPItYwaxS+CWv7FjaEQIQKgCg0IUqDtj3offHHqnRS1eiYnFT5skAn1/F d9WUZrHZSTDPw9ESlEsRdQhV =ExLc -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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