Common Linking Attributes
The following attributes occur on all elements that can be the start of a link. They are summarized here once for brevity and to make the additional attributes that occur on many elements stand out.
Points to an internal link target by identifying the value of its
Identifies the XLink actuate behavior of the link:
An application should traverse to the ending resource immediately on loading the starting resource.
An application should traverse from the starting resource to the ending resource only on a post-loading event triggered for the purpose of traversal.
The behavior of an application traversing to the ending resource is unconstrained by this specification. The application should look for other markup present in the link to determine the appropriate behavior.
The behavior of an application traversing to the ending resource is unconstrained by this specification. No other markup is present to help the application determine the appropriate behavior.
Identifies the XLink arcrole of the link
Identifies a link target with a URI
Identifies the XLink role of the link
Identifies the XLink show behavior of the link:
An application traversing to the ...