I am a newbie, just started looking into XML. I was going through Xlink and Xpointer. Now, the problem is that when we put HREF's in HTML we can see the page in a browser and go the specified document.However, if we load the XML with Xlink's in browser we can see the XML only , its not similar to HTML. So, what's the use of the linking when we can't see and browse?
It might be a very bad question. But its bothering me.
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
XML is not HTML. If you want something that a browser can render (including following links), use HTML and HREF tags.
I'm not aware of a browser that supports XLink; where it is currently used it's for other purposes (machine processing, mostly).