Re: minor comments for WD-xptr-20010108

Hello Susan,

Thank you for your comments on the XPointer specification.  The Working 
Group has discussed them and produced the following resolution:

At 06:09 PM 1/14/01 -0800, Susan Lesch wrote:
>Here are just a few minor comments on your Last Call Working Draft
>of XPointer [1].
>The RFC 2119 key words are listed under 3, but are used throughout.
>Would it make more sense to place that definition under 1.2?


>In 4.2.1 and 5.4.2, whitespace -> white space (if you want to
>follow XML 1.0, see


>In A.2 References, I imagine that you will update the editors and
>date of XIS.


>Deleting rowspan="1" colspan="1", and the thead and tbody elements
>from the tables in 4.1.3 will save a few bytes in file size. Is
>there some kind of production script that inserts these? It's
>hardly a problem in XPointer, but adds up in other XML specs with
>more tables.

Accept the comment; fix by fixing the DTD (as discussed on the spec-prod 
list recently).

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Eve Maler                                             +1 781 442 3190
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