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Re: Traffic Analysis and Namespace Dereferencing

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> writes:

> / ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) was heard to say:
> | Norm and I have a long-standing disagreement about catalogues.  I much 
> | prefer the local caching proxy approach, as it works for any software
> | which accesses any aspect of the web through the standard libraries.
> But I see that as part of the problem. I don't want todays' Dilbert to
> push some schema or stylesheet out of my cache. Especially since I
> might not notice until I was disconnected.

Point taken.

> Schemas, stylesheets, DTDs, and other files necessary for a production
> XML system are "special". I want fine-grained control over where
> they're stored and when they are accessed. (Especially since it's
> often convenient to cheat; to change the catalog, for example, when a
> new version of DocBook is released so that old FPIs and system
> identifiers point to the new DTD.)

I'm less clear about this, and will follow up once I see what
functionality e.g. wwwoffle can provide.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
     2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
		     URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/