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RE: Hypermedia - Why

From: Rushforth, Peter <Peter.Rushforth@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:36:48 +0000
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, Ioseb Dzmanashvili <ioseb.dzmanashvili@gmail.com>
CC: "public-xmlhypermedia@w3.org" <public-xmlhypermedia@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1CD55F04538DEA4F85F3ADF7745464AF1AE2B2AA@S-BSC-MBX4.nrn.nrcan.gc.ca>
> 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.

I think the answer may be that there isn't one.  However, in application/something+xml,
you may have a good definition of something (somewhere) and the +xml will convey the
maning of the links and their attributes.


Peter
Received on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:37:21 UTC

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