Actuating a Link

According to the XLink Recommendation, this attribute is for designating control of a link, when or under whose control it is to be traversed. For the Balisage Link element, it is hard-coded to “onRequest”; that is, a link will be traversed when a user requests it.

Attribute Values

In Element

Value Meaning
onRequest An application should only retrieve the link after a user has physically triggered the retrieval, e.g., clicked on the link.
Restriction: Restriction: This attribute value may not be changed.