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Re: XPointer to redefined elements

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 10:00:51 +0100
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "Ignacio Hernandez-Ros" <ihr@xbrl.org>, <www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bd5dvq43g.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Bjoern Hoehrmann writes:

> A very simple matter really, but unfortunately some people have major
> misconceptions about this, as you can see from the other responses to
> your question.

Well, as the only other respondent :-). . .

You're right that RFC 3023 as it stands defines no semantics for
frag-ids for text/xml or application/xml or any of the compound
...+xml media types.

On the other hand, common practice, _very_ widely supported,
interprets barename fragids as defined in the XPointer Framework REC [1], 
that is, as you would expect, that they identify the element
information item whose ID is the given barename.  This will be made
official once RFC3023bis [2] is completed and adopted, which will be RSN I


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr-framework/
[2] http://www.w3.org/2006/02/son-of-3023/draft-murata-kohn-lilley-xml-02.html,access
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