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Re: Appling inheritance rule to xml:base, was Re: FINAL minutes for the XML

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 16:37:37 +0000 (GMT)
To: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson), daniel@veillard.com
Cc: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20060315163737.407C25BC6E1@macintosh.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> This leaves only the case where the document [base URI] is not known.
> Will this work to avoid a negative impact of '../../...'?:
> 
>   In the absence of a document [base URI], assume one of the form
>     "file:/a/a/a/"
>   with more 'a' steps then the total number of '..' steps in all the
>   xml:base in the document

That's the kind of hack I was thinking of.

-- Richard
Received on Wednesday, 15 March 2006 16:37:48 GMT

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