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Re: Using XPointer with HTML

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 18:17:53 -0000
Message-ID: <00bf01c1db3b$df223940$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <www-annotation@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, "HTML WG" <w3c-html-wg@w3.org>
"Nick Kew" <nick@webthing.com>
> On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Steven Pemberton wrote:

> The subject arose in ER because we wanted an xpointer-like mechanism
> available in Valet reports for client software - specifically Jim's
> stuff.  Jim and I called them "Fuzzy Xpointers".  We haven't properly
> formalised them, but rather we have an empirical working model:
>   * Construct an XML normalisation of the HTML

Construct a normalisation of the HTML, no XML needed, just an agreed
structure based on the SGML. no XML needed.

>   * Use a (simplified) Xpointer into that
> We called them "Fuzzy Xpointers".

I've tried to drop the X :-)

Received on Wednesday, 3 April 2002 13:23:31 UTC

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