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"Simon St.Laurent" wrote:
> At 12:38 AM 9/30/00 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:
> >> but servers process XPointer,
> >> not clients -- right?.
> >
> >No.
> Used in a query string, XPointers could be processed by the server,

they could be, but then they wouldn't be fragment identifiers. besides,
that s what the XML Query WG is cooking up, right?

> resulting in much less network overhead.  It's a cheap form of querying,
> but there do seem to be a lot of people interested in such activity.

I agree lots of people are interested. Nothing against queries.

> >Yes, and then the client locates the relevant part of this resource using
> >the fragment identifier.
> In some cases, that's great, but in others it's a giant waste of network
> resources.

Which is why we have both ? and #