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   Re: XLink a special case in the self-describing Web?

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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: "Clark C. Evans" <cce@clarkevans.com>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 14:53:45 -0400

"Clark C. Evans" wrote:

> The { string, Name } model of namespaces is what
> XPath specification uses.  The namespace spec uses
> a 4-tuple { type, string, parent-local, local }
> where type is "element" or "global-attribute"
> or "per-element-attribute" and where parent-local
> is null except for the "per-element-attribute",
> in which case, it is the parent element's local.

Correct if you wish to describe both universal and non-universal names,
but I was describing only the former, neglecting names that don't
belong to any XML Namespace.


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