XML-Link: Relative URL expansion

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Thu Aug 7 00:26:59 BST 1997

At 03:15 PM 06/08/97 -0700, Andrew Layman wrote:
>If an XML-Link element has a relative URL in its href attribute, what is
>used as the base for resolving the URL?  I presume the URL of the
>containing document. Is this correct?

More properly "containing resource", but yes.  Check the XML spec, section
4.3.2, for some more details.  In this connection I'd also recommend a look 
at RFC 1808. -T.

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