Multi-valued attributes

Marcus Carr mrc at
Tue Mar 16 00:48:11 GMT 1999

James Tauber wrote:

> >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?
> :-)

Gee, I hadn't thought of that... :-)

> I came close to using IDREFS for and the only reason I
> didn't was the lack of support in XSL.

Come to think of it, what you say is perfectly valid. I'm a great believer in clean and
abstract structure - if a transformation was required to make the data more accessible to an
application, I would probably wear that. John was looking for actual uses though, and I still
can't provide one.


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