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Re: 1.4 c: Basic Terminology

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 1997 11:03:29 +0000
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19970205110329.006a8c20@mail.u-net.com>
To: John_Lavagnino@Brown.edu, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 17:16 4/2/97 -0500, John_Lavagnino@Brown.edu wrote:
>  When document authors talk
>about this stuff, I expect they will often talk about links and
>termini, and not much about pointers and addresses.

The problem is that what is needed to get a link to a terminus is its
address/locator.
Pointers are what contains the address that the link uses to get to the
terminus. Without these terms you cannot completely describe the mechanism.
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Received on Wednesday, 5 February 1997 06:06:57 UTC

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