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Re: XML-Link

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 1997 12:29:08 -0900
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19970107122856.010309a4@uu10.psi.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
At 06:05 PM 1/7/97 +0000, Digitome Ltd. wrote:

>Okay, now I get it (I think)!. If I want my doc to be useful to DTD aware and
>non-DTD are XML browsers I can do this:-
>
><!-- First occurrence of figref element
><figref -XML-LINK="ALink">
>blah
>...
><!-- Subsequent occurence of figref -->
><figref>
>blah blah
>
>DTD-aware XML tools can ensure that the -XML-LINK attribute matches its
>#fixed value in the DTD. Non-DTD-Aware XML tools can pick it up on the 
>first occurence and can infer it for subseqent figrefs. Right?

Exactly.

Cheers,

E.
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