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RE: How could RDDL be distributed ?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric van der Vlist [mailto:vdv@dyomedea.com]
> Sent: 16 January 2001 11:01
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: How could RDDL be distributed ?


> Going back to our roots, SGML and XML have felt the need to separate the
> formal identifier of the document type from the location of the DTD and
> I think there is still this need with namespaces and that one should be
> able to separate the location of the RDDL document from the namespace
> that is the "name" of a vocabulary.

I agree. However won't this functionality be provided by the NAMESPACE entry
is the xmlcat work, as noted by Paul Grosso in [1]?

As Paul notes this would allow a local URI (resolving to an RDDL document)
to be
used instead of the NS-URI itself.

[1]. http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200101/msg00244.html



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