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Re: Suggestions/Questions

From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2000 09:21:15 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.32.20000701091547.01108b48@pophost.arbortext.com>
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, "'spec-prod@w3.org'" <spec-prod@w3.org>
At 15:36 2000 06 30 -0700, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
>Also, one thing that consistently bugs me is the required href attribute on
>loc.  It drives me nuts to keep the following kind of thing in sync:
>
>  <loc href="http://www.w3.org">http://www.w3.org</loc>
>
>I do this all the time in issue and comment resolution markup.  I wish to be
>able to write one of these instead.
>
>  <loc href="http://www.w3.org"/>
>  <loc>http://www.w3.org</loc>

What prevents you from writing the former?  It's content is #PCDATA
which can be empty.

(You seem to be getting close to asking for something that smells 
a lot like SGML's CONREF!  I have to say I liked that too, but it
was decided to leave that out of XML.)
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