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Re: ERB meeting of June 18

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 1997 08:51:44 +0100
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19970619075144.006bc568@mail.u-net.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 11:31 18/6/97 -0700, Tim Bray wrote:

>We will add new attributes LOCAL-ROLE and LOCAL-LABEL to both simple
>and extended links, which may be used to provide ROLE and LABEL 
>information for the content, which, assuming INLINE="TRUE", will be
>referred to as the local resource.  If INLINE="FALSE" but LOCAL-* 
>attribute(s) are present, this is not an error, but the LOCAL-* 
>attributes have no effect.

It took me some time to equate LOCAL with CONTENT. I would prefer
CONTENT-ROLE and CONTENT-LABEL as more explicit names.

>3. On the subject formerly known as "Link-4: Extended Linking Group 
>Indirection", we decided that:
>- the explanation obviously needs to be improved, many readers didn't
>  get the idea
>- we will add a new XML-XLG-STEPS attribute to the GROUP element
>  saying how many steps the author thinks a processor should chain out, 
>  in order to build the appropriate set of links.  However, this will
>  be treated only as a hint and will have no required effect on 
>  XML-Link processing.

Is this a CDATA attribute with an implied value?

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