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Re: is it possible to handle an XML/HTML elements attribute via the URI?

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 20:22:25 +0900
Message-ID: <4CCBFFF1.7010801@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Matthew Millar <mattmill30@hotmail.com>
CC: uri@w3.org
Besides what others have said, I think you should look at XSLT. XSLT is 
a way of transforming one document into another, which makes it easy to 
add attributes,...

Regards,   Martin.

On 2010/10/28 1:21, Matthew Millar wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm wondering whether its possible to handle a page element, via the URI?
>
> I'd like to handle an elements attribute, based on its ID.
>
> Like an expansion of the #ID URI feature.
>
> I'm hoping for something like:
>
> http://domain/page.html#ID[dir]="ltr"
>
> In the example above, i would want to add the "dir" attribute, with a value of "ltr", to the element whose id is "ID"
>
> If its not currently possible, could it be considered for a future standard, or an extension to the current URI standard.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Matthew Millar
>   		 	   		

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