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Re: 3.1 b-h: Link contents question matrix



At 23:54 20/2/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:

>Dimension 1: Which pieces of information should be specified for
>possible inclusion in linking elements?
>
(Whatever happened to a in this list?)

>b. Type
(i) Required - must be a member of a set of XML-defined types
(ii) One per link
(iii) attribute name/value pair, e.g. linktype=xlink
(iv) Yes
(v) Yes
(vi) No

>c. Role
(i) Optional
(ii) One per locator
(iii) attribute name/value pair, e.g. role=source
(iv) No - but we could define a useful starter set (as per REV/REL in HTML)
(v) N.A
(vi) Yes

>d. locator
(i) Required
(ii) One per locator
(iii) attribute name/value pai, e.g. locator=....
(iv) N.A
(v) N.A
(vi) N.A

>e. caption
(i) Optional
(ii) One per locator
(iii) attribute name/value pai, e.g. purpose=....
(iv) N.A
(v) N.A
(vi) N.A

>f. behavior
(i) Optional
(ii) One per link
(iii) attribute name/value pai, e.g. behaviour=....
(iv) No - but we could define a (small) useful starter set
(v) Yes
(vi) Yes

>g. locator scheme (e.g. URL, FPI, TEI locator)
(i) Optional
(ii) One per locator
(iii) attribute name/value pai, e.g. scheme=....
(iv) No - but we should define a starter set as being TEI + whatever
Internet offers
(v) Yes (for MIME-types!)
(vi) Not for 1.0, but we will need to later when DSSSL/SDQL becomes popular)

>h. others [nominations encouraged]
Up to implementations to add as required: should not be added to 1.0 definition
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