Re: Anchors Aweigh
Gavin Nicol wrote:
> If we go with the link-as-data model (late semantic binding), what we
> *really* need to define here is
o what comprises a grove,
Already done. *The* XML grove, no. Is there such a thing, or is a
grove for XML plus a grove and or grove plan for each XML application
o the primitives used to locate objects within it, traverse it, and
Primitives? Need to clarify. Functions?
o a way of grouping/ordering the primitives
collections? sets? lists?
o a way of manipulating/interacting with the result of such primtives (
or a group of them), and a way of binding primtives to nodes in a
> Interestingly enough, most of this has already been done elsewhere...
As you say, and as I say to Tim, "most of us can imagine this and
already have" in our existing systems, but not here yet.
Proposals are needed. To get the credibility needed for acceptance,
not only the spec, but appendices on implementation and/or working
code will be needed.