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Re: 3.1 b-h: BEHAVIOR



At 06:29 PM 3/1/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>There will be an attribute named SHOW, which may have one of three values:
>INCLUDE
>REPLACE
>NEW

This assumes that links will only be used for directly browsable
relationships.
What of the case where the link is means as information for hte
applications which is only indirectly related to the display of the
information?  For example consider a link to a style-sheet.  What catagory
does it fall under?  What of a link which refers to resource SGML Datafile
which the application needs... For example a document which is really a
script may refer to an API Spec (done in SGML) which defines how to map
it's scripting functions to the application's architecture (or an external
architecture).

I am not sure I understand what the difference between REPLACE and NEW is
meant to be.  Replace what?  If it is replace the current resource, how is
that different from a new context? (Note: This may be a confusion on my
part as I was to busy to keep up with all of the XML mailing lists mail
through much of January and into February.... If so, could someone explain
it to me off-line?)

-derek

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