Michael Kay M.H.Kay at
Mon Mar 23 10:07:57 GMT 1998

Peter Murray-Rust:
>IDREF requires DTD information for its identification (though a consistent
>naming scheme might be valuable). XLL relies on hardcoded attribute names
>(though a DTD can be useful in supplying them).

Which has the possibly unintended consequence that you can have
as many IDREF attributes on an element as you like, but you can only have
one XLL linking attribute. (For data modellers like me, the notion of an
that can only have one relationship is a strange one indeed!)

Mike Kay

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