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Re: Generic link handling

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 14:11:10 +0100
Message-ID: <17938771671.20021202141110@w3.org>
To: "Ann Navarro" <ann@webgeek.com>
CC: www-tag@w3.org, "Paul Prescod" <pprescod@blastradius.com>

On Friday, November 29, 2002, 7:59:40 PM, Ann wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
>> Chris Lilley
>>> Part of the issue is that some folks do not reliably distinuish
>> between an attribute of type anyURI, which there can be lots of per
>> element, and a link (which can have only one such attribute that forms
>> the link URI, if there is to be any metadata also associated with
>> that link  using standard and readily recognisable attribute names).

AN> Actually I think it's more of a problem of some people assuming
AN> that a link is restricted in such a manner (to one attribute
AN> forming a link URI). That's NOT been the case until XLink decided
AN> to make it so, despite significant outcry.

Could you give some examples of a language which does not have such a

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Monday, 2 December 2002 08:11:21 UTC

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