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RE: Resource Gloss (Human Readable)

Michael Brennan wrote:
>... For those who only want to deal with
> schemas and
> namespaces, of what use to them is a catalog that just binds system IDs to
> public entity IDs?

Suppose we want to associate a urn: based namespace URI to a schema, or to a
RDDL directory for that matter. An xmlcat provides for this association when
for example the DNS system doesn't work, or when there is a desire to
redirect to a local set of resources.