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re 6.2



Tim Bray wrote:
N.B., 6.1 is dependent on 6.2.b
| 6.1 Are linking element source documents interesting?
 [ ... ]
| 6.2 Locator fragments and traversal process model
| 
| In the web, when processing "http://x.com/y/z.html#SEC1", the server
| returns all of z.html, and the client navigates to an <A NAME="SEC1".
| 
| In the ERB's terminology discussions, there was considerable time spent
| on the issue of whether this locator fragmentation and process model are
| artifacts of one particular addressing scheme, or are a general enough

They are.  It's the one you have to work with.

| pattern that XML Link should formalize (and include terminlogy for)
| one or both of
| 
|  a) locator fragmentation into containing object locator and 
|     contained locator specifier

Redefining URLs?

|  b) a traversal process model with explicit server/client division of
|     labor

How will XML work if you don't?


Regards,

    Terry Allen    Fujitsu Software Corp.    tallen@fsc.fujitsu.com
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