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Re: XPointer here() function

From: Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 08:12:38 +0000
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To: "Eve L. Maler" <eve.maler@east.sun.com>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
At 22:40 09/11/00 -0500, Eve L. Maler wrote:
>At 10:10 PM 11/9/00 +0000, Matthew Wilson wrote:
>>Yes - although what does "containing" in "the containing XPointer" mean? 
>>There does not seem to be any containment going on (necessarily).
>It means the XPointer that contains the here() function...  Does this need 
>further explanation?

Well, it certainly confused me... perhaps because the previous sentence 
also speaks of containment, in the sense of "the node that directly 
contains the XPointer". That is probably what threw me off track.

I have found the here() section unclear, but that could just be me. I do 
think that the spec would benefit from examples in the here() and origin() 
sections though.

Matthew Wilson
Received on Friday, 10 November 2000 03:13:04 UTC

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