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Re: spec-prod, xmlspec, docbook and Co.

From: Eve L. Maler <eve.maler@sun.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 12:19:45 -0400
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20011022121900.027ae790@abnaki.east.sun.com>
To: spec-prod@w3.org
At 12:10 PM 10/22/01 -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
>My question had nothing to do with how many types of links there are
>(an unbounded set, probably), but with one aspect of the mechanics of
>linking. Do you want a discrete element for each possible type of
>link, or do you want a small number of linking elements and a little
>sophistication in the tools that render them?

A little sophistication can definitely help in the cases where the type of 
endpoint tells you all you need to know about the type of link.  Where it 
can't, you need more markup somewhere (embedded or standoff).

         Eve
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Received on Monday, 22 October 2001 12:23:14 GMT

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