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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 11:20:41 -0400
Michael Kay wrote:
> I think this response is referring to SGML rather than XML.
> There is no SGML declaration in XML. There is no normative
> link between XML and SGML, and therefore no normative link
> between XML Public Identifiers and SGML FPIs.
Normative, no, but James Clark's SGML declaration
(http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-sgml-xml-971215) has some
standing, since it is referred to in the XML Rec.
That says "FEATURES OTHER FORMAL NO".
Nevertheless, most PublicIds in examples are FPIs.
> ... public identifiers are a trick inherited from SGML that
> are probably only useful to people who already have working
> SGML software installed.
Coming soon: an SAX EntityResolver that processes Socats.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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