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Re: XPointer [was: First Draft of summary of TAG issue abstractComponentRefs-37]

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 15 Apr 2003 14:04:41 +0100
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bvfxf52ty.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> writes:

> These parts of XPointer are Recs
> 
> 25 March 2003: XPointer element() Scheme
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr-element/
> 25 March 2003: XPointer Framework
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr-framework/
> 25 March 2003: XPointer xmlns() Scheme
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr-xmlns/

<snip/>

> Indeed, you cannot even point to an ID except using the bare name
> form.

Perhaps I've misunderstood, but the following is allowed by
xptr-element [1] as a way of "pointing to an ID":

  http://www.example.org/some/where/bogus.xml#element(localID)

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr-element/#model
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