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   Re: [xml-dev] [Fwd: The problems with Xlink for integration languages]

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Ann Navarro forwarded the following to xml-dev:

> >FYI - as promised, the HTML Working Group has released a document that
> >begins to address issues with an alternative to XLink.  That document is
> >available at http://www.w3.org/TR/hlink/

Initial impression:  This looks OK.  It finally reinvents
architectural forms in a way that's usable in XML.

(XLink started to do this, but the omission of any kind
of attribute renaming facility and the lack of a reliable
attribute value defaulting scheme made XLink inflexible
and difficult to use, as Steve Pemberton's message convincingly
described.  The 'hlink' declaration scheme solves both those 

--Joe English



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