Checkpoint 2.3 - XML/XSLT
Use XML linking and pointing mechanisms for links
XML Accessibility Guidelines
Guideline 2: Create semantically-rich languages
XLink and XPointer are W3C standards for creating and describing links between resources, such as simple HTML hyperlinks or more sophisticated links and fragment identifiers. When the namespace is utilized, links become recognizable to XLink applications.
Use the standard XML linking and pointing mechanisms of XLink and XPointer when linking to URIs or for addressing components of XML based internet media
<myxlink xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://mysite/myfile.xml"> Current List of references </myxlink>
The original source of this information is located on the W3C web site (www.w3.org/TR/xag#cp2_3)