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[closed] Re: XLink 1.1: XLink 1.1 in XML 1.1

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 10:28:46 -0500
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <87pslomyj5.fsf_-_@nwalsh.com>
/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| * 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.

Thank you.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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