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Sanjay Mishra
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Q.39: Which W3C technology can be used to help preserve the mapping between elements across XSL transformations?
a. XLink
b. XML Query
c. Mathematical Markup Language (MathML)
d. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Please explain the question? I could not understand it fully.
Thx,
Sanjay
 
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Sanjay, I also cannot understand it fully. What is �across XSL transformations� thing? Besides other reasons, this exam is going to be tough because termonology in this field is not fixed yet.
All I can figure out is: XLink looks less silly than other options...
 
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Aha! Here is an example how XLink can be used with XSLT technology: http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2001/05/02/trxml.html
 
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Currently there is no support for XLink technology in XSL(T).
However, �XML Linking and Style�, W3C NOTE 5 June 2001 proposes additions to XSLT and/or XSL.
�In order to address the problems associated with placing all of the burden of link maintenance on the stylesheet author, we need to add XLink support into XSLT in a much more significant manner.
 
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