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/ "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com> was heard to say:
| Jonathan Robie writes:
|> I would like to have a small number of constructs, such as hrefs,
|> that can be used across XML vocabularies. What's wrong with that?
| Nothing, provided you don't expect the whole world to use your
| semantics.  In a smaller scope than "all XML", you're welcome to do
| whatever you like with such things.  

Given the recent discussion of XLink and HLink and given that the
specific example here is href, I get the distinct impression that you
feel as if someone is trying to force the whole world to use a
specific set of semantics.

I don't think your impression is justified by the facts.

                                        Be seeing you,

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