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Global Attributes Not Covered by the XML Specification?

From: Axel Dahmen <a.dahmen@infozoom.de>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 21:15:44 +0100
To: <xml-dev@xml.org>, <xml-names-editor@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c079af$c8cb53a0$0cc0a8c0@axel>
In the XLink specification 1.0, chapter 4, it says: "XLink's namespace
provides global attributes for use on elements that are in any arbitrary

As far as I've learned from the specs and the newsgroup, neither XML nor XML
Namespaces provide a mechanism to define global attributes.

Shouldn't the definition of global attributes be covered by the XML
specification? How can someone make use of something undefined?

Axel Dahmen
Received on Monday, 8 January 2001 15:15:16 UTC

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