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   Re: [xml-dev] Some thoughts on 'direct access' to XML (long)

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On Saturday 18 January 2003 18:37, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> The concept of a pointer you say XML lacks is solved at the local (i.e.
> document) level by IDs and at the global (multi-document) level by XPointer
> (if it ever ships).

That's not a pointer, it's something you can use as a pointer - it's a 
foreign key relationship. The difference is in the dereferencing :-)

Anyway, that's beside the point.


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