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Re: 2.1 a-d: Link Recognition by Reserved Attribute?

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 19:33:41 +0000
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19970213193341.006ae9a0@mail.u-net.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org

>Having written this, I'm beginning to discover a new hard-minimalist 
>enclave I can gleefully retreat into; why not always do it via GI?  That
>question is not rhetorical; perhaps someone can explain the downside to
>this, and the upside to supporting AF-like attribute signalling?

The downside is that I can't retrofit any of my existing DTDs with XML
links. For example, how do I say that <a href=my-url> is a valid XML
embedded link?
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Martin Bryan, The SGML Centre, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PU, UK 
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Received on Thursday, 13 February 1997 14:37:00 UTC

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