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

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Jeni Tennison scripsit:

> It means that *authors* can simply do what
> they've always been doing:
>   <img src="my.gif" />

Alas for this example, which now must be <object href="my.gif">.

> without having to worry about the fact that for an XLink application
> to understand the img it actually has to look more like:

[extended-link example snipped]

Well, let's not overdo it: simple links work fine.  FWIW, IMHO the
presentation attributes in XLink were never a good idea, and if they
are not wanted by XHTML, they make little or no difference to anyone else.

John Cowan, Johnny-come-lately member of Linking WG

John Cowan                              <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              http://www.reutershealth.com
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