Analysing XLink

Peter Murray-Rust peter at
Thu Jul 30 01:40:34 BST 1998

At 14:15 29/07/98 +0200, Lloyd Rutledge wrote:
[from Les Carr]
>As part of the Open Hypermedia Community's "Response to XLink" I have started
>to implement a set of JAVA packages for developing XLink-aware applications.

Many thanks for this contribution. I haven't yet looked at it but it seems
just what I have been waiting for.

>Currently it is at a fairly rudimentary stage testing-wise, but I have
>mainly concentrated on trying to make high-level link processing methods
>that are generally useful. There is currently ONE sample application
>based on the LTXML group's ``Knit'' utility, although others are planned.
>A document describing the work so far can be found at
>If you would like to have a copy of the software as it exists, please let
>me know. (It builds on top of IBM's XML4JAVA parser & XPointer packages,
>but it has added better support for string()-based pointers.)

I like this re-use of existing software.


Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
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VSMS, Virtual Hyperglossary

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