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.
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> I went into the xlink weeds a bit trying to figure out what arcrole and
> the like were for and ended up worse off.