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   RE: [xml-dev] "There are six XLink elements" - True or False? Discuss

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Andrew Watt writes:

>Chapter 2.1 of the XLink Recommendation states, "There are six XLink

>But, a careful search of the XLink Recommendation reveals only XLink 
>attributes. No XLink elements in the final Recommendation ... at least in
>sense of elements in the XLink namespace ... although elements in the XLink

>namespace had appeared in earlier drafts of the XLink specification.

Yes, for example as described by sections 2.1 and 2.2 of the December 1999
draft at http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/WD-xlink-19991220. I would chalk up the
misleading nature of the sentence you cite as an editorial cleanup oversight
when they took out the dedicated element type option.

Bob DuCharme        www.snee.com/bob             <bob@
snee.com>  see http://www.snee.com/bob/xsltquickly for
info on book "XSLT Quickly" from Manning Publications.


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