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[closed] Re: XLink 1.1: Integration with CSS

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 09:42:01 -0500
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <87wtgpheme.fsf_-_@nwalsh.com>
/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| * 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.

Thank you.
                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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