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Re: Suggestions/Questions

From: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen <cmsmcq@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 17:45:20 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000630174340.01c645c0@tigger.cc.uic.edu>
To: "'spec-prod@w3.org'" <spec-prod@w3.org>
At 15:36 00/06/30 -0700, Jonathan Marsh wrote:

>Also, one thing that consistently bugs me is the required href attribute on
>loc.  It drives me nuts to keep the following kind of thing in sync:
>  <loc href="http://www.w3.org">http://www.w3.org</loc>
>I do this all the time in issue and comment resolution markup.  I wish to be
>able to write one of these instead.
>  <loc href="http://www.w3.org"/>
>  <loc>http://www.w3.org</loc>

I agree that either of these would be handy.  (In my TEI Lite
styles, I support the second form on the analogous element: it's
easy to check,when translating into HTML, whether a value for
the relevant attribute exists, and use it if it does, or use
the content of the element otherwise.  But I could live with 
either form.)


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