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  • From: Andrew Cogan <Support@EpiphanySoftware.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Fri, 05 Sep 1997 11:35:32 -0700

Introductory apology: I'm a newcomer to XML, so forgive me if this topic
has already been covered.

Does/will XML include a way to resolve links by using a mapping table
external to the originating document, or alternatively by calling a

In this scenario, there would either a "library manager" process, or a
registry file containing a list of symbolic document names along with
their physical locations. This would enable a link in document "A" to
refer to document "B" without concern for whether document B's location
is on a CD-ROM, a hard disk, or the Web. It would also allow document
B's location to change over time without invalidating the link in
document A.

 Andy Cogan
 Epiphany Software

E-mail: andrew@EpiphanySoftware.com
Voice: (408) 378-6145 
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