Re: XCatalog proposal draft 0.1
John Cowan wrote: > > This is a proposal for XCatalogs, a system based on SGML/Open > catalogs (Socats) for translating public identifiers to > system identifiers in XML. > 8. Open questions > > Should compliance require support for both syntaxes? yes. ? are there mime type to identify these things, or would one trust the extension in the resource name? or 'autodetect'? > I think the Socat syntax is essential for backward compatibility > with existing tools, and it is more compact (important for > huge catalogs full of Delegate entries), but the XML instance syntax > is more in the spirit of XML (and XSchema, etc.). > > If both syntaxes are supported, should Delegate and Extend entries > be allowed to refer from one syntax to another, yes: what benefit would there be from duplicating delegates / extensions? > or should Socat > catalogs refer only to other Socat catalogs and ditto for XML > instance catalogs? > ? what it the rational / history behind pruning the search at the first partial match? xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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