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   RE: [xml-dev] Slightly off, but... was: XUL appears to be dead, istheres

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Elliotte wrote:

>Actually Mozilla would let you do this using XLinks rather than HTML 
>links. In fact, you could make your html:a element an XLink too so it 
>works in both IE6 and Mozilla. Something like:

><item xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink";>
>   <title>...</title>
>   <description>...</description>
>   <link>http://...</link>
>   <html:a href="http://..."; xlink:href="http://...";>...</html:a>
>   <dc:date>2002-07-09T10:19:17-01:00</dc:date>

I was just wondering since I don't do as much with Mozilla as I should,
but if I remember correctly it's xlink implementation was all simple
xlinks and didn't give any benefits beyond the basic html a link. Is
that incorrect? If so can someone give me a succinct description of the
xlink benefits Mozilla has above simple linking?


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