XPointer


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XPointer

(XML POINTER Language) The pointer to an XML document. It enables internal structures to be referenced rather than just the entire page. It was later folded into the Xpath language. See XSL.
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XPointer Framework Expands "Pointing" and Linking Capabilities
The XPointer Framework consists of a set of basic set of syntax rules for identifying parts or fragments of XML.
XPointer elements Scheme Makes Simple, Elegant Use of XML Document Structure
The XPointer element scheme allows pointers to be made from some of the most common components of XML documents and data--namely elements.
XML Namespace Scheme for XPointer Helps Avoid Name Clashes
The XPointer xmlns scheme serves the same purpose within XPointer.
XLink allows knowledge managers to link to a database that contains a relevant kind of information, and XPointer identifies and extracts the specific element or piece of data within the database to which they are linked.
XPointer element() Scheme Makes Simple, Elegant Use of XML Document Structure
The XPointer element() scheme allows pointers to be made from some of the most common components of XML documents and data - namely elements.
The XPointer xmlns() scheme serves the same purpose within XPointer.
As XPointer schemes are independently developed, the use of the XPointer xmlns() scheme distinguishes one scheme from another in a definitive manner.
Beyond the two W3C XPointer Schemes published today, other schemes developed either inside or outside of W3C Working Groups may also be used in conjunction with the XPointer Framework, provided the simple guidelines for the Framework are followed.