[xml-h] How semantic are links?

Bob DuCharme bobdc@snee.com
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 18:33:06 -0500

At 1/17/03 03:18 PM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>ndw@nwalsh.com (Norman Walsh) writes:
> >I think my mind is still open on this issue, but I tend pretty
> >strongly towards the former camp, I think. Links are semantic and
> >belong in the markup in a first-class way that I don't think style
> >deserves. If I send you a document, you should be able to know what
> >the links are, even if you have to resort to reading the content in
> >notepad.
>Does this also mean that you want the links included directly in
>documents, rather than stored externally in linkbases?


It's a trap, don't answer! You're laying the groundwork to talk about data 
modeling issues, which I think is an excellent place to start, and Simon's 
already asking about implementation details.

Or you could just answer "yes and yes!", which would make sense to me.

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