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Re: XLink 1.1: XLink 1.1 in XML 1.1

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 17:24:23 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <hf9ft1lpvlilo04a8sfomjc246mt2gv6kg@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
>| Dear XML Core Working Group,
>|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ is unclear about use of
>| XLink 1.1 in XML 1.1 documents. For example, section 5.7 notes "The
>| value of a label, from, or to attribute must be an NCName." where NCName
>| is defined in Namespaces in XML 1.0, it is unclear whether the same re-
>| quirement applies to XLink 1.1 in XML 1.1 documents, please change the
>| draft such that the relationship between XLink 1.1 and XML 1.1 is clear.
>We'll update the draft to make it clear that XLink works for both XML 1.0
>and XML 1.1 and that the names should match the version of XML being used
>(e.g., labels in an XML 1.0 document must be XML 1.0 NCNames and labels
>in an XML 1.1 document must be XML 1.1 NCNames).

I note that this is inconsistent with the approach other working groups
take regarding such matters, some restrict the language to allow only
the use of XML 1.0-defined names, others allow XML 1.1-defined names
regardless of the version, but so long as this is well-defined, I guess
I can accept this. Thanks.
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