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XLink 1.1: Xlink vs "legacy" linking

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2005 10:07:09 +0200
To: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <430d85ab.62524234@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

Dear XML Core Working Group,

  http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ is unclear about
mandatory XLink application behavior if XLink attributes are used
with "legacy" formats like XHTML, for example, it is not clear how
XLink applications must process an XHTML document with

  <a href="x" xlink:href="y" ...>

It seems the XLink application must consider this a link to "y"
while an XHTML user agent must consider this a link to "x". Please
define requirements for XLink applications when processing such a
construct.

regards,
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