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Well, we slayed *extended* XLink for EAD3, but *simple* XLink remains
undead in that all its attributes (href, role, arcrole, title, show and
actuate) are still there, it's just that they have been freed from the
XLink namespace; namespaces being the real demons to be exorcised.

/Terry


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Michael Fox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I hope that we have finally driven a stake through the heart of XLink,
> wrapped it in garlic and buried it at the crossroads at midnight.  Its
> imaginative but largely unfulfilled promise has bedeviled three generations
> of EAD.
>
> My sense is that in EAD3 Terry Catapano, Mike Rush and others have
> captured the best of it isomorphically (love the new terms one learns with
> standards) while stripping out the unused, overlapping and ill-defined
> concepts.
>
> Michael Fox
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 8:34 AM, Michele R Combs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Kate - I had the same problem when trying to come to grips with xlink.
>>  Made my head hurt.
>>
>> Michele
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Encoded Archival Description List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>> Behalf Of Bowers, Kate A.
>> Sent: Monday, April 21, 2014 6:02 PM
>>
>> > I went into the xlink weeds a bit trying to figure out what arcrole and
>> > the like were for and ended up worse off.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Michael
>