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Re: A serious detail point

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 97 10:49:23 BST
Message-Id: <1335.199704180949@grogan.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Terry writes:

>  No, but you have stated too simple a version of the problem.  Assume
>  instead that you have 5,000 links to spans in one target document,
>  intermixed in logical order of presentation with 5,000 links to
>  300 other documents.

Good point.

>  Above all, though, let's stop supporting positions by appeal to what
>  will be most common.  This cannot be known before XML is deployed,
>  and it should not be a consideration in writing the spec, unless a
>  full scenarios document is developed.  

Sorry if I wasn't clear -- I'm not hypothesising about what will be
common, I'm referring to documents I already have, with a private link
syntax, which exhibit the properties referred to in my earlier

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