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

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Point taken but the counter argument is that thanks to (X)HTML, Google et all 
find little semantic value in web pagesand use custom workarounds instead. If 
generic XML was used and a mix of specific vocabularies was more widespread, 
people would have editors that embed/link_to proper metadata profiles within 
their pages.

Today Google uses mostly links between web pages for it's rankings and 



On Tuesday 17 September 2002 17:59, Paul Prescod wrote:
> Emmanuil Batsis (Manos) wrote:
> > Currently, (X)HTML is mostly used for presentational purposes alone. I
> > would agree that in 90% of cases, XML+XLink+CSS2+ECMAScript should be
> > used to do what (X)HTML does today.
> I disagree. The fact that HTML is a known vocabulary allows Google and
> browsers to (for instance) detect titles reliably. 


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