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Re: #foo URI references

From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 14:50:24 -0500
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At 15:36 2003 06 25 -0400, John Cowan wrote:

>Paul Grosso scripsit:
>> I like the fact that, when I click on a link that resolves to 
>> another part, I am taken to that other part which is why I want
>> to use xml:base.  But I sure don't want to click on a link that's
>> supposed to take me from a defined term to its definition in the
>> previous paragraph and find myself going to another (older version
>> of the) document.  
>No, that won't happen under RFC 2396 bis; it is required to use the
>existing document if the base URI matches the document URI. 

I don't understand.  Whose base URI?

In my case, I've used xml:base to set the base URI to another
document, so it doesn't match the document URI.

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