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Re: xlink, not multilink or xml-link

From: Sam Hunting <sgmlsh@CAM.ORG>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 11:07:09 -0500 (EST)
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.94.970224110124.25384A-100000@Stratus.CAM.ORG>
> At 09:59 PM 2/23/97 -0500, Sam Hunting wrote:
> >Why not just "xlink"? The initial "x" suggests:
> 
> ... not to mention "Extensible".  Yes!  The collective thought
> process gives birth to another winner.  Sign me up for xlink. -T.

 As Jon points out, it needs to begin with "XML-", being reserved. Sorry
-- newbie mistake.

However, for the pure sizzle, I'd think of changing the convention ....

"xml-" anything doesn't exactly come trippingly off the tongue.
Anyhow, if in newbie fashion I'm reopoening a can of worms,feel free to
admonish me...
Received on Monday, 24 February 1997 11:07:22 UTC

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