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Re: [CDR] Multiple Child Documents?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 18:30:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>, public-cdf@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601311828460.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, L. David Baron wrote:
>
> On Monday 2006-01-30 13:00 -0600, Jeff Schiller wrote:
> > Section 2.1.3 - is there any possibility that a single element could
> > reference MULTIPLE documents?  Personally, I couldn't think of any
> > examples, but what about future languages?  I certainly think this
> > COULD be a possibility for other (possibly future) specifications.  
> > Maybe you should adjust the interface to allow multiple children?
> 
> The working group discussed this during our meeting today.  No languages
> that we know of allow this or are planning to.

HTML4's <img> element (src and longdesc) is one example that comes to 
mind. There are others.

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