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Re: ERB decisions on the LINKTYPE proposal



> In fact LINK is extremely simple. Its basic purpose is to allow us to
> separate and algorithmically associate structure and processing. 

This sounds to me like a Good Thing, and precisely the sort of
"extensible" functionality that will enable XML's rapid adoption.

> If anyone wants to know *why* [I think] LINK is powerful, just
> ask. I will be happy to attempt a clear, concise and (hopefully) convincing
> explanation -- with XML-related examples.
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A practical focus to this discussion would be welcome for at least this
reader. Please, Steve, go ahead. Also, you might consider cross-posting
the discussion to the xml developers list, so that the procedural
programmers can give their views on implementation. 





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