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RE: XPointer scheme spec dead in water?

From: Ron Daniel <rdaniel@taxonomystrategies.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 14:00:34 -0400
Message-Id: <20040420180037.6667.26585@hm-pop1.solinus.com>
To: "'Adrian Robert'" <arobert@cogsci.ucsd.edu>, <www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org>

I think the W3C need to hear stronger demand from its member
organizations before chartering a new working group to look
at things like the xpointer() scheme in particular, and XML
linking in general. Neither Simon's work, nor the xpointer()
scheme, are likely to be "endorsed" by the W3C unless there
is a working group chartered to work in that area.

Best regards,
Ron Daniel

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-xml-linking-comments-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-xml-linking-comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> Adrian Robert
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 11:13 AM
> To: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
> Subject: XPointer scheme spec dead in water?
> So.. more than two years in draft status for something that seems 
> extremely useful and can rest on the solid foundation of the 
> established xpath spec.  What's the prognosis?  Is this replaced by 
> some other spec?
> If there is some hangup about the (complicated) points and ranges why 
> not endorse something like St. Laurent's xpath1scheme 
> (http://www.simonstl.com/ietf/draft-stlaurent-xpath-frag-01.html) and 
> leave the more complex stuff until it can be worked out in a 
> subsequent 
> scheme?
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