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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Data Modellling/Linking (was RE: [xml-dev] Afte r XQue

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This sounds like the kinda model / use case to bring to the WHAT WG 
(http://www.whatwg.org/) -- not that they'd recommend using arch forms 
;-/, but the scenario is so common they would need to take it into 
account somehow.

DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) wrote:

> Len Bullard wrote:
>>So you want to go from this
>><myElement oncontextmenu="doPopup(); return false;">Something</myelement>
>>(some CSS)
>><popup class="mylinktype" >
>> <item>MyItem</item>
>> <item>MyItem</item>
>>or something similar?
> I wouldn't even want to store it as a "popup" element. Pop-ups are device
> specific; many devices can't do it. Here's a more semantic example inspired
> by RFCs. Imagine that internally the IETF stores this:
>   <obsoletes>
>    <rfc num="1111"/> <!-- or however they choose to reference another RFC
> -->
>    <rfc num="2222"/>
>    <rfc num="3333"/>
>   </obsoletes>
> Then, they convert it to something like what you showed originally with one
> stylesheet for web delivery, a sidebar with background shading for print
> delivery with another stylesheet, etc. 
> Bob
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