XML Linking Language
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eigene Extensible Linking Language, XLL
- XML Linking Language, XLink
- XML Pointer Language, Xpointer
- It is a requirement to allow for "open systems" of linking where not all resources are under the control of a single person or organization (along with easier "closed systems"). For example, broken links must be tolerated.
- Both unidirectional links (common on the Web today) and multidirectional links (commonly used in commercial hypermedia systems) must be supported.
- The XLink Expression Language Shall Be XML
- XLinks Shall Be Human-Readable
- XLinks May Reside Outside the Documents in Which the Participating Resources Reside
- XLink Shall Represent the Abstract Structure and Significance of Links
- XPointers Shall Address into XML Documents
- XPointers Shall Be Straightforwardly Usable in URIs
- The XPointer Syntax Shall Be Reasonably Compact and Human Readable