Re: 5.2 Linking element corrals?
At 12:33 PM 3/4/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>The premise is that since extended links are independent of their
>resources, they can be difficult to find. One solution is to
>corral them into one spot, either within a document or in a special
>5.2.a Should we provide an element to serve as a corral for extended
>5.2.b If so, should we require its use?
>5.2.c If we allow but not require its use, should we require that if the
>corral is used, there be no extended linking elements outside it?
Yes. Otherwise worthless
>5.2.e Should we specify LINKSET documents, i.e. external entities
>existing only to contain extended link corrals.
Redundant... if you have an xlink corrall, then you can have a document
containing just an xlink corrall - so you got this in effect.
>5.2.f If we specify LINKS and/or LINKSETS, should we discuss the temporal
>effectivity and user-visibility of the links therein, in terms of the
>period the document is "open"?
No. I think it's hard to get this right; if we're clean on the semantics
of what it *means*, that should be enough. -T.