[XML-SIG] New working drafts: XML Namespaces, XLink, XPointer
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 11:38:23 -0800
>I'm not sure if I really understand the utility of
>these two working drafts. It would be nice if someone
>with deeper insight could give a short summary of
>what they are for and how they relate to other
>standardization efforts such as DOM, HyTime etc.
The XPointer material used to be part of the XLink document. It was only
recently pulled out into a separate working draft. Lars already mentioned
that XLink is a simplified version of the Linking part of HyTime. XPointer
is based on the work of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).