Multi-valued attributes

James Tauber jtauber at
Tue Mar 16 00:02:26 GMT 1999

John Cowan wrote:
> Can SGML tribal elders report on any actual uses of IDREFS and ENTITIES?

Marcus Carr:
>Certainly - come closer to the fire, my son...
>Actually, I can't think of a particularly good application for IDREFS

How about when you want to reference more than one ID from the one element?

I came close to using IDREFS for and the only reason I
didn't was the lack of support in XSL. is a single XML document with two main sections, a list of
categories with descriptions and a list of software. Each category has an
ID. IDREFS could be used for associating products with one *or more*

    <Product Categories="editor browser">...</Product>

(not an SGML tribal elder)

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