Re: URNs in SYSTEM declarations
"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...> writes: > 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"> Send it to the SAX EntityResolver and pray that a usable InputSource comes back (at least this is one thing that we did allow for in SAX 1.0). Actually, URN resolution is a *really* good candidate for a SAX filter: the filter can take the URN from the SAX parser, replace it with a URL, and pass than on to the client application for (optional) further processing before returning it to the parser. All the best, David -- David Megginson david@m... http://www.megginson.com/ 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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