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Re: 1.4 a-c: Basic Terminology

From: David G. Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
Date: Sun, 2 Feb 1997 15:13:29 -0500
Message-Id: <v02130511af1a9e2fa7c1@[]>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
At 4:26 PM 1/31/97, Murray Altheim wrote:
>  1.4.d What do we call the things that point at other things as well as
>        are pointed at?
>This follows from my other message regarding links (nee HTML Anchors) that
>contained both NAME and HREF attributes.

I think we can stick to terminus and pointer. It might be worth a
qualifying phrase to point out that a pointer _might_ also be a terminus. I
don't think we will need to refer to a pointer that is also a terminus
often enough that we need to make up more terms.

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