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Re: Subelement addressing

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 97 01:05:24 EDT
Message-Id: <9706180505.AA03333@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Tim wrote:
> The idea is to introduce a new XML-link locator keyword STRING
> that would work as follows:
> 
> STRING(7, 8, "LITERAL")
A better example might be
    STRING(7, 8, "Priscilla")
if I understand you correctly, or does the string "LITERAL" actually
have to appear?

If I have it right, this seems very sensible.  It's a special case of
TEI's pattern matching, of course.

> which would denote a location at the 8th character following the beginning
> of the 7th match to the literal LITERAL.
[...]

> However, such a keyword would have to appear at the *end* of a 
> chain of locator keywords.

Shame.  It would be useful to link to the whole of the first footnote
containing the string "Francis Bacon"...

Lee
Received on Wednesday, 18 June 1997 01:05:33 EDT

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