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Lloyd Rutledge wrote:
> The reason that the SMIL 2.0 spec does not require that
> browsers process XPointer is that browsers don't and can't process
> XPointer -- servers do. Please correct me if my understanding of the
> general architecture is too primitive,
OK. Your understanding is not correct. Servers do not process the fragment
identifiers, because therse are not sent to the server (queries, following
a ? character, *are* sent to the server and perhaps that is what you are
> but servers process XPointer,
> not clients -- right?.
> Clients send URI's to the given server,
yes. The fragment is not part of the URI and is not sent
> server processes it and returns the located data to the client.
Yes, and then the client locates the relevant part of this resource using
the fragment identifier.