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   Re: [xml-dev] Entity resolution vs. URI resolution

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David Brownell scripsit:

> That presupposes that they are different things.  Let me put
> it to you this way:  when would it lead to anything other than
> confusion to resolve a URI http://xml.example.com/foo in
> two different ways depending on whether it was used as
> the SYSTEM id for an entity, or something else?

Well, normally you would want a random URI in a document to
reflect any xml:base attribute that is present, but system identifiers
are definitely exempt from xml:base processing.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
Please leave your values        |       Check your assumptions.  In fact,
   at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
     --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Miles Vorkosigan


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