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Re: two failings of XLink

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 21:12:14 -0400
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At 12:42 AM +0100 9/28/02, Jeni Tennison wrote:


>So 'embed' is only for images? It doesn't include embedding XML or
>text? Or applets? Or movies? Where are the boundaries on what 'embed'
>is allowed to embed?
>

You can do that, but only if you don't parse those things and merge 
them into the infoset.

Interestingly, XInclude supports a kind of linking and does not use 
XLinks to do it.
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