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   Re: [xml-dev] Processing instruction guidelines

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Joe English scripsit:

> > Despite the fact that the XML Rec. suggests using notations to specify
> > the legal names of PIs, I haven't actually seen that in use. Anyone
> > think that it's good practice?
> I've never seen the point.  The only data associated with a 
> NOTATION is the system identifier (which is useless)
> and public identifier (also useless).  

The point is to allow you to use any PI target you want by binding it
to a URI or FPI, kind of like namespaces do with prefixes.

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