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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frans Englich [mailto:frans.englich@telia.com] 
> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 4:50 PM
> To: XML Developers List
> Subject: [xml-dev] @href or @src?
> On the topic of vocabulary design, the picky category:
> What is the best attribute name for "referencing" URLs? href or src?

Whatever you want it to be, per your requirements. For example:

- "BusinessURL" - to reference the URL of a business, perhaps in the
context of a business that supplied some service (i.e. could be part of
a content model whose high-level element is <ServiceInformation>)

No more needed - I'm sure you get the picture.

Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Booz Allen Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World
> Among common W3C vocabularies I see no pattern in the choice 
> of names. For example, XInclude uses @href, but XHTML's 
> script element uses src. What makes a Javascript a "source" 
> while excluding an XML document, which is inserted into 
> another, from the "source" definition?
> A search for "define: href" on google says it's a Hypertext 
> Reference. Isn't the content of a src element that too?
> This is the answer: 1) There's no pattern, it's all random; 
> 2) Frans should go do something useful.
> Right?
> Cheers,
> 		Frans
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