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- (computing, XML) XML markup language specified by W3C that provides methods for creating internal and external links within XML documents, and associating metadata with those links.
- One can create internal and external links withing XML documents using XLink.
- „XLink defines a set of attributes that may be added to elements of other XML namespaces. XLink provides two kinds of hyperlinking for use in XML documents. Simple links connect only two resources, similar to HTML links. Extended links can link an arbitrary number of resources.“