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Re: Link Indirection

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 1997 08:31:06 -0900
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To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
At 08:45 AM 1/6/97 -0500, Paul Prescod wrote:
>> At 16:12 5/1/97 -0900, W. Eliot Kimber wrote:
>> >It would be simple enough to say something like "lacking a DTD, XML
>> >processors shall associate the first specification of an -xml-arctype
>> >attribute encountered in a document to all elements of the same type that
>> >do not exhibit an -xml-arctype attribute." (Where "-xml-archtype" is
>> >whatever attribute we choose for naming XML-defined architectural element
>> >types. 
>> I didn't think XML supported #CURRENT!
>I think that Eliot is proposing an application (XHyTime) semantic, not a 
>parser feature.

Yes.  Essentially an application of HyTime's "default value list" facility
without having to make the default value list specification explicit.


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