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Re: Section 0: Naming

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Feb 97 16:13:35 EST
Message-Id: <9702092113.AA24078@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Jon wrote, very sensibly (as is his wont):
> [...] a future application that uses
> the linking features of XML can simply refer to them as "the linking
> features of XML".  We don't need to invent a special term for this
> purpose.
I agree.  There's enough jargon in the world already.  HTML has no
special term for the way tht linking works with it, and SGML itself
has no particualar term (in 8879) to distinguish ID/IDREF links from 
some other kind of linkage.

> [...] I cannot find a single place in the spec itself where the term
> "XHL" or "XHA" cannot simply be replaced with "XML" except in the
> couple of spots where the current draft tries to set it up as a
> separate language.

I agree.  XML is perfectly fine, and the cover sheet could just as
well read
    HyperText Links in XML

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