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Re: [dgd@cs.bu.edu: BOS confusion (analysis; suggestion to resolve Newcomb/Bryan conflict)]



At 11:45 AM 1/3/97 -0800, Terry Allen wrote:
>Gavin writes:
>
>>I have no problem with the # hack being used by servers that
>can process it. I do not think it should be standardised.     
>
>Too late.  It is standardized by the URL specification as a
>symbol terminating the URL and preceding a format-specific
>fragment address.  You will *have* to specify what that
>addressing means for XML documents; you have no say over
>what it means for other formats.

So XML is within its rights to say the token following the "#" must be the
ID of an element in the document.  Cool.

Cheers,

E.
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