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   Re: XLink embedding (was Re: W3C XML Schema best practice : inclusions)

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  • From: Eve.Maler@East.Sun.COM (Eve Maler - Sun Microsystems)
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 22:00:44 -0500

"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:
>At 04:56 PM 12/12/00 +0000, Edd Dumbill wrote:
>>This discussion puts me in mind of a couple of questions I've had for a
>>while on this.  Here are some things I'd like to say about the target
>>resource to be embedded:
>> * style it with this XSLT/CSS sheet
>> * confirm its signature matches this one <<insert-sig-here>>
>>Are there any standard ways of expressing this kind of thing yet?  If
>>not, do we need one?
>I'd very much like to see those expressed somehow - it's a tricky bit of
>integration with other specs, I guess, and those kinds of issues leave me
>wondering how many different ways developers can find to express them...
>I'm also wondering what it might mean to activate a link to content which
>has already been embedded in a document and how applications should/might
>handle that situation.  Not quite as critical, I think.

Funny you should mention.  The XML Linking and XSL WGs formed a joint
task force a while back, and I'm hoping we'll be able to publish our
thoughts on linking/styling matters soon...



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