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   Re: [xml-dev] XPointer crisis

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Michael Brennan wrote:

> This would mean extending the use of labels beyond simply labeling 
> resources and locators within an extended link, but this seems to me to 
> be a very logical extension. I don't see why we need IDs for this versus 
> a simple label explicitly for the purpose of linking.

Because IDs are fairly widespread in documents, being used for
many purposes, but xlink:label attributes are not.  That makes it
annoying to link to existing (unchangeable) documents.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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