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From "J.Pietschmann" <j3322...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: [RT] Linking revisited: A general linking system
Date Sat, 18 Jan 2003 19:09:58 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
 >    <link name="building_own_website" href="#own_website"/>
> That buys us the ability to validate:
> 
> <!ELEMENT link (link*)>
> 
> At the cost of 12 extra characters per line.  Seems hardly worth doing :)

This buys the possiblity to use spaces and other Unicode
characters in logical target names which are invalid for
QNames. It also buys using character references for writing
down the link target name. Both may be important features
for non-technicans, in particular for non-english
non-technicans.

It also avoids problems in case someone has the great
idea to define a link target name containing a colon.

J.Pietschmann


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