In your xlink example below, how would you handle this in XSLT?  Say you
want to create HTML output that correctly pulls in the linked name
information.  Should an XSLT processor automatically handle this without
specific coding for it?


On Mon, 22 Dec 2003 14:58:20 -0500, "Andrew E Switala"
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> A question: How does <displayForm> fit into this?  In the
> <modsCollection> I've been compiling, each person or organization has a
> record, which each work references, and the name as it appears in
> <displayForm>, as in the fictional example:
> <mods>
>    <titleInfo>
>       <title>Names are a pain in the butt</title>
>    </titleInfo>
>    <name xlink:href="#name.Robert.Smith">
>       <role><roleTerm type="code">aut</roleTerm></role>
>       <displayForm>Bob Smith</displayForm>
>    </name>
> </mods>
> <!-- Somewhere else in the file: -->
> <mods ID="name.Robert.Smith">
>    <name type="personal">
>       <namePart type="family">Smith</namePart>
>       <namePart type="given">Robert</namePart>
>    </name>
>    <note type="biographical">...</note>
>    <!-- and so forth -->
> </mods>