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Re: Hypermedia - Why

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:31:25 +0100
Message-ID: <5010033D.3030107@nag.co.uk>
To: Ioseb Dzmanashvili <ioseb.dzmanashvili@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-xmlhypermedia@w3.org" <public-xmlhypermedia@w3.org>
On 25/07/2012 15:21, Ioseb Dzmanashvili wroHte:
> Hi David,
>
>> So I would like to see an example where without context knowing
> something is a URI (or even URL) has useful meaning.
>
> What about <link/> tag?
>
> <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://..." />
>

That is an example where the context _is_ given (by the URI being on an
xhtml link attribute with rel="stylesheet")
Having xml:href is irrelevant to that case.

What we are asking to see is an example where it is useful to know that
something is a URI (because it is in xml:href) where you _don't_ have
context by knowing what the containing element means.

David


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