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Re: two failings of XLink

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 10:34:13 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <87n0pz35sq.fsf@nwalsh.com>

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/ Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> was heard to say:
| <img xlink:href="someURI" xlink:role="someOtherURI"
| xlink:arcrole="still another URI"/>
|
| This doesn't solve the general problem, and it probably doesn't really
| solve the specific problem. Nonetheless, maybe it points the way
| somewhere.

I have mixed feelings about the use of URIs as role values. However, I
think they were intended only as identifiers in XLink, not as
resources you'd link to.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM    | It is good to have an end to journey toward;
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Sun Microsystems, Inc.  | end.--Ursula K. Le Guin
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