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Re: XLink 1.1: XPointer reference

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 21:52:02 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <mdgat19oguglsmi8pl8795p0r5uvijle32@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>I see your point. Would the following change address your concern:
>
>Replace:
>
>   For locators into XML resources, the format of the fragment
>   identifier (if any) used within the URI reference is specified by
>   the XPointer specification [XPTR].
>
>With:
>
>   If a locator includes a fragment identifer, the syntax of the
>   fragment identifier is defined by the media type of the
>   representation returned when the locator is dereferenced. For
>   locators into XML resources (that is, resources with the media type
>   "application/xml" or media types that defer to the fragment
>   identifier syntax of "application/xml" media), the syntax of the
>   fragment identifier is expected to be defined by the successor to
>   RFC 3023. Technically, there is no fragment identifier syntax for
>   XML resources at the time of this writing, though the XPointer
>   framework and element schemes are explicitly supported by several
>   XML vocabularies.

This is better; I don't think it's a good idea to include this here but
it addresses my original concern. Thanks.
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