>The one really usable mechanism brought by this XML Linking Language as I
see it, is the >"relative-in-document-adressing mechanism" in XPointer...
This is a *very* big improvement. This allows the web author to link to
content that is not their own (i.e., they cannot put <a>..</a>, anchors in
other's documents) Also, it is worth noting that any element can be a link
and not just the traditional <a>.
> One of the reason is that XLinks are not a W3C recommendation, but are
only in last call, I >think...
On 3 July 2000, XLink became a Candidate recommendation available for public
review until 3 October 2000. See
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