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XLink PR comments

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 15:31:42 +0700
Message-ID: <3A4C4BEE.C490F3E1@jclark.com>
To: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
5.1.2 says "If a locator-type element has anything other than an
extended-type element for a parent, the locator-type element has no
XLink-specified meaning." 5.1.3 makes a similar statement for arc-type
elements. I expected 5.1.1 to contain a similar statement for
resource-type elements, but I couldn't find it.

5.1 says "Subelements of the locator, arc, or resource type that are not
direct children of an extended-type element have no XLink-specified
relationship to the parent link."  The following subsections make a
rather stronger statement, namely "that they have no defined meaning". 
I would suggest 5.1 say the same.

I couldn't understand why the sample DTD in Appendix B makes the label
attribute required for the locator-type element but not required for the
resource-type element.

Received on Friday, 29 December 2000 03:33:16 UTC

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