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Re:Link Indirection

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Sun, 05 Jan 1997 13:47:03 -0900
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To: digitome@iol.ie (Digitome Ltd.), w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
At 08:16 PM 1/5/97 +0000, Digitome Ltd. wrote:

>Okay, I see what you are saying. However, wouldn't differing element type
>from those in the XML-Link architecture be the norm rather
>than the exception when existing tomes of SGML are being XML'ified for WEB


>Is requiring an XML Browser to retrieve+process the DTD in order to map 
>element type name "FigRef" to "alink" a bit onerous?

But we're not necessarily requiring the DTD--the mapping can be with
explicitly-specified attributes (rather than with #FIXED attributes).  It
just means adding the attributes to the instance in the case where the DTD
has been omitted (or is indicated as not being required for processing).



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