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Re: two failings of XLink

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:56:02 -0400
Message-Id: <p04330100b9ba4c08a740@[192.168.254.4]>
To: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

At 6:29 PM +0200 9/27/02, Eric van der Vlist wrote:

>>  I think out of line links and linkbases really require extended
>>  links. I don't think you could handle that with multiple simple
>>  links.So for example I could have many different slide documents, and
>>  use different linkbases to pick and choose different combinations of
>>  those to assemble into one slide show.
>
>Isn't it what Topic Maps are about? and isn't XTM using only simple
>links?

Perhaps, and that's interesting if so. Personally, I really don't 
know anything about topic maps.
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