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Re: Resource Gloss (Human Readable)

Charles Reitzel wrote:

 > My understanding is that John Cowan's XML Catalog was done as part of
 >  this OASIS effort.

Actually, XML Catalogs came first, but I am part of the OASIS TC.

 > If you read John's link (http://www.ccil.org/~cowan/XML/XCatalog.html)
 >  you'll notice that it contains essentially the same data as RDDL
 > (great minds think alike, all kidding aside).  The difference, I
 > think, is that it treats human readable documents as "just another
 > associated resource".

The catalogs that OASIS is developing, like their SGML predecessors,
are meant to leverage system and public identifiers in XML entity
and notation declarations, not random URIs (even namespace URIs)
in XML content.

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