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   Re: [xml-dev] Extension and media type and RDDL and document types

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Michael Brennan wrote:

> Why not have an index.xml or index.xhtml in each XAR that adopts RDDL
> conventions, but using extended rather than simple links? The same
> syntax for the extended link could also be used in linkbases, enabling
> applications to permit the user to associate additional resources with a
> namespace or doctype without having to package a XAR or put RDDL on a
> website.

Could you provide a short example that demonstates the benefits of an extended vs.
simple XLink, particularly for something like a XAR. Is it that an extended XLink
would represent a tree of subresources rather than a single source e.g. the namespace
URI and multiple leaves e.g. the references resources?



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