RE: XML Catalogs and Public Ids
Hi John, > From: John Cowan [mailto:jcowan@r...] ... > > So public ids are > > only useful if the system identifier isn't available. > > Not so. A system identifier matches only if there is a system, rewriteSystem, > or delegateSystem entry in the catalog. So if there are none of these, > then as long as prefer="public" is set (which it should always be), then > public, rewritePublic, and delegatePublic rules are applied. Of course, yes. That was staring me in the face. > There are two cases in which a public id can exist without a system id: > in a NOTATION declaration, and after delegating to a new catalog via > delegatePublic (in which case the original system id is discarded). I'd missed this also. Is there any particular reason why the system id is discarded, or is this another hold-over from TR9401? Cheers, L.
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