Re: [xep-support] XEP3.13: external-destination in basic-link

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Tue Dec 17 2002 - 10:04:16 PST

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    > Hi,
    > There seems to be a problem with relative URIs. If the value of external-destination
    > is set to url(a.pdf), the URL http://a.pdf is generated. This is wrong because a.pdf
    > is not an absolute URL. Therefore it should be resolved against the base URL, which
    > is by default the URL of the containing document. The resolution should have resulted
    > in the equivalent of file://`pwd`/a.pdf. An URL with the file scheme would then
    > generate a PDF link if PDF is being produced.


    while PDF links are not yet supported in pdf backend, handling of relative links
    hould work if a PDF document is open from within a browser.

    I'll check and see whether it works.

    We'll implement PDF links in one of following releases.

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