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Ah, but there are only two "XLink *linking* elements": simple and
extended. The other four "XLink elements" are used in various ways to
supplement the definition of links.
I guess we should have called them the six "XLink architectural
Ronald Bourret wrote:
> "XLink linking element" is formally defined, "XLink element" is
> informally defined. From section 2.1:
> [Definition: It is made explicit by an XLink linking element,
> which is an XLink-conforming XML element that asserts the
> existence of a link.] There are six XLink elements; only two
> of them are considered linking elements. The others provide
> various pieces of information that describe the characteristics
> of a link.
> I also don't think this is confusing. I sat down to really read the spec
> for the first time the other day and had no problems with this.
> -- Ron
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