XLink Namespace Declaration


This is not an attribute, but the namespace pseudo-attribute. The value provides a prefix to use for the XLink linking attributes. All namespace prefixes must be associated with a URL, and the prefix “xlink” has been set to the URL to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) XLink Recommendation.

Attribute Values

In Elements

<annotation> Annotation
<book> Book
Value Meaning
http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink The prefix “xlink” has been set to this URL, the URL of the W3C XLink Recommendation.
Restriction: This attribute value may not be changed.