Subject: Re: Announce: DocBook V5.0b1
> * Jirka Kosek <email@example.com> [2005-10-30 00:25:19 +0200]: > > Sam Steingold wrote: > >> <1> >> However XLink links are not checked during validation, while >> xml:id/linkend links are checked for ID/IDREF consistency. It >> depends on your needs what approach to internal linking is more >> suitable for you. >> One case where the XLink-based, fragment identifier scheme is >> useful is when XInclude is being used. XML ID/IDREF links cannot >> span XInclude boundaries. >> this means that if my document lives in several files, I cannot >> combine >> them together using xinclude because I require link validation and >> cross-linking between document parts. (I also produce chunked output >> thus xl:href="#dir" will not work for me anyway). > > Have you tried this? no, I just read the transition doc. > AFAIK stylesheets internally process <bar xl:href="#foo">...</bar> in > the almost same way as <bar><link linkend="foo">...</link></bar>. So > you can't check consistency of links by XML validation, but > stylesheets check links during processing, so you will at least get > warning messages. actually, most of my links are <olink>s. if their handling has not changed at all, I should probably be fine. -- Sam Steingold (http://www.podval.org/~sds) running w2k <http://www.savegushkatif.org> <http://www.camera.org> <http://truepeace.org> <http://pmw.org.il/> Whether pronounced "leenooks" or "line-uks", it's better than Windows.