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Re: XPointer here() function

From: Eve Maler - Sun Microsystems <Eve.Maler@East.Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 09:24:13 -0500
Message-Id: <200011101422.JAA06618@abnaki.East.Sun.COM>
To: "Matthew Wilson" <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>
Cc: <www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org>
"Matthew Wilson" <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>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.

Oh, I see.  We use "containment" in both technical and normal senses
to mean two different things.  Okay, I'll add an editorial issue on this.

>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.

Examples??  You want *examples*??  How unreasonable! :-)  I'll add this
to the same issue.

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