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Re: [xml-dev] Compelling use case for XML Catalogs?

On 6/10/2011 6:16 PM, John Cowan wrote:
20110610221656.GA5495@mercury.ccil.org" type="cite">
A catalog is just a map of URIs (and public ids, if you want) to other
URIs.  It's a standard format designed by OASIS, paralleling an earlier
SGML catalog standard.  It's supported by a number of parsers and

What more arguments do you want?  There are a number of ways this
*could* be done; doing it *this* way means it just works.
That makes sense.  It is a good to have well-known standard. We've just found it more convenient to package known DTDs with our Java classes and reference them using a resolver that can retrieve resources from the classpath; I don't think that capability is built into parsers, typically though.


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