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xlink, not multilink or xml-link

From: Sam Hunting <sgmlsh@CAM.ORG>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 1997 21:59:17 -0500 (EST)
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.94.970223215333.17494A-100000@Stratus.CAM.ORG>
On Fri, 21 Feb 1997, Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> >  3.2.a What should the generalized multiway link be called? Multilink, 
> >  General Link, Independent link, anything else? 
> 
> Multilink will do, xml-mlink for short.


Why not just "xlink"? The initial "x" suggests:

    * graphically the multiway connections of the link
    * "X"ML
    * its (potential) "x"ternal nature
Received on Sunday, 23 February 1997 21:59:29 UTC

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