Re: A serious detail point

Terry writes:

>  No, but you have stated too simple a version of the problem.  Assume
>  instead that you have 5,000 links to spans in one target document,
>  intermixed in logical order of presentation with 5,000 links to
>  300 other documents.

Good point.

>  Above all, though, let's stop supporting positions by appeal to what
>  will be most common.  This cannot be known before XML is deployed,
>  and it should not be a consideration in writing the spec, unless a
>  full scenarios document is developed.  

Sorry if I wasn't clear -- I'm not hypothesising about what will be
common, I'm referring to documents I already have, with a private link
syntax, which exhibit the properties referred to in my earlier