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Re: xlink:href on simple element in DTD

From: Eve L. Maler <eve.maler@east.sun.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 13:33:38 -0500
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To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
At 04:00 PM 12/29/00 +0700, James Clark wrote:
>Why does the DTD make the xlink:href attribute on the simple element
>REQUIRED, when 5.2 specifically allows this?  It makes the link
>untraversable, but so would an extended link with fewer than two
>resources, yet the DTD does not disallow this.

You're right.  It should be #IMPLIED.  I think I cut and pasted (blush).

Eve Maler                                          +1 781 442 3190
Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center    eve.maler @ east.sun.com
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