From: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@m...> > At 1:26 PM +1100 3/6/02, Rick Jelliffe wrote: > >A SYSTEM identifier in an entity declaration can be any URI. > >All that would be needed was a version of XML to say "interpret > >XPointers". > > Umm, no you can't do that. Section 4.2.2 of the XML spec (2nd edition) states: > > It is an error for a fragment identifier (beginning with a # > character) to be part of a system identifier. > > This pretty effectively rules out the possibility of using fragment > identifiers whether XPointers or otherwise. (I suppose this is one of > those annoying not necessarily fatal, not necessarily unfatal errors > that is neither a well-formedness error nor a validity error, but I > certainly wouldn't recommend counting on that.) Changing that # restriction would be part of saying "interpret XPointers". Cheers Rick Jelliffe
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