Short for XML Linking Language, a computer language that allows both unidirectional and bidirectional links to other resources (e.g., files, images, documents, programs, query results) to be embedded in XML documents, similar to the hyperlinks found in HTML Web pages.
XLink gives XML documents the ability to:
assert linking relationships among two or more resources
associate a link with metadata
express links that are in a location separate from the linked resources.
- Windows ReadyBoost
A Microsoft Windows Vista feature for adding memory to a system using flash memory, such as a USB flash drive, to improve performance without having to add additional system memory. The flash memory device will work as an additional memory cache that the computer can access much more quickly than it can access data on […]
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