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

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Hi John,

>> 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">.

Oh well; I was taking the example from the HLink document.

>> 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.

Not if you want to support longdesc as well, I believe?

> 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.




Jeni Tennison


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