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From: Eve L. Maler <elm@east.sun.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 13:43:36 -0500
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To: spec-prod@w3.org, www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org

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>Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 13:36:51 -0500
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>From: "Eve L. Maler" <elm@East.Sun.COM>
>Subject: RE: XLINK
>Cc: "'Eve L. Maler'" <Eve.Maler@East.Sun.COM>
>(Do you mind if I forward your response and mine to the comments list and 
>to the list where the XMLspec DTD is discussed?)
>This should be very doable, and it's a great idea.  We would need to 
>update the XSL stylesheet(s) that we use for formatting the spec.
>I happen to own the XMLspec DTD that is used for a lot of specs, including 
>the Linking ones.  I suspect that an attribute is needed to indicate 
>whether the example is complete enough to be extracted; perhaps we also 
>need the ability to mark up code fragments that should be "hidden" in the 
>spec but revealed in the extraction.
>         Eve
>At 01:14 PM 3/21/00 -0500, Christopher M. Rodier wrote:
>>That would be perfect.  A button that when clicked allows you to download
>>files that if extracted into a directory are already functional to view.
>>Right now I understand xml and am trying to implement xlink in dynamicly
>>built web pages that are built with xml tags.  I understand dtd's but now I
>>am trying to figure out where the xlink namespace declaration belongs.  If
>>it was in a working example it would be easy to see what level in the xml
>>tree the xlink namespace declaration belonged at.  It is taking way to long
>>for me to pick up xlink when if this example highlighted in blue was
>>combined into working files instead of chunks that leave you to put the
>>pieces of the puzzle together.

Eve Maler                                    +1 781 442 3190
Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center    elm @ east.sun.com
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