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Re: XLink 1.1: Integration with CSS

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 22:37:49 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <cqiat1lujvcugones32990akrjhrfcn2m7@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ is unclear about
>| how it integrates with CSS, e.g., it is unclear how the attributes
>| affect which elements match the CSS :link selector. Please change
>| the draft such that this is well-defined.
>The WG has reconsidered this comment and still feels that the XLink
>specification is in no position to assert how CSS selectors should
>operate. Following Bert and Ian's advice, we propose to add the
>following non-normative note:
>  For languages, such as CSS, that wish to identify hypertext links in
>  a document, we suggest that any local element from which XLink
>  specifies that traversal is possible, and which the application
>  treats as if it specified actuate=onRequest, be treated as a
>  hyperlink source anchor.

This is better; I'm not entirely happy but this gives visibility to the
issue and I'd think if there are any issues, these should come to light
during review of the next draft and the XML Core Working Group's testing
efforts, thanks.
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