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Re: question about xlink 1.1

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 13:57:23 +0100
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bzlc8pc98.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>
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Grosso, Paul writes:

>> 9.  XLink 1.1.
>> 
>> See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xlink1.1
>
>
>> 
>> There's an open question about whether the XSD/DTD
>> should default the xlink:type attribute value.
>> None of this effects our last call because the
>> XSD/DTD are not normative.
>> 
>> Can someone remind us what this is about?  What exactly is the
>> question?
>> Is it that it should be defaulted but isn't, or is shouldn't be
>> defaulted but it is?  And on which element?  And in which DTD/XSD?
>> 
>> And what's the answer to the question?

Colour me confused.  The DTD in the draft
http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-xlink11-20080331/#sample-dtd-appx has
appropriate _FIXED_ values for xlink:type for each element it declares
('simple', 'extended', etc.).

The XML Schema in the draft is similar, but wrt the complexTypes it
defines (it doesn't declare any elements at all).  This is also true
of the revised version I sent to Norm last year, and of the
simple-link-only version I sent to Norm in May.

Who raised this point, anyway?

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