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Re: Should xlink:arcrole or xlink:role be the primary way to dispatchon related resources? was Re: URIs, names and well known RDDL names,
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Jason Diamond <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 08:32:57 -0500
Jason Diamond said -
> Your example details exactly what I was imagining. Thanks for providing such
> a clear explanation.
> I especially appreciate your choice of words: purpose and nature! Words like
> "type" need to be wiped from our vocabulary.
> I'm assuming that you intend for a resource's purpose to be identified by
> its xlink:arcrole attribute and its nature by its xlink:role attribute, no?
Yes. To be more precise, it's the resource's purpose with respect to that
particular xlink that is the arcrole. It might be used for a different
purpose by another xlink.
BTW, I received Jason's reply to my post BEFORE I had received a copy of my
own post. That's confusing!