RE: URNs in SYSTEM declarations
Simon St.Laurent wrote, > URNs are an acceptable part of the URI spec, but XML > processors may have no way to resolve them to actual > resources. What should a validating parser do when > confronted by: > > <!DOCTYPE myDoc SYSTEM "urn:itsSoObvious"> Exactly the same as what it would do if confronted by <!DOCTYPE myDoc SYSTEM "http://foo.bar.com/itsSoObvious"> if it had no way of resolving an http URI to an actual resouce: report an error. Given that not many XML processors have URN resolution support at the mo', I guess this means the combination of URNs for DTDs + validation isn't a very good idea (yet). Cheers, Miles -- Miles Sabin Cromwell Media Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews +44 (0)181 410 2230 London, W6 0LJ msabin@c... England 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/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe 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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