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

Stephen D Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com> wrote on 06/13/2011 11:41:30 AM:

> I think XML Catalogs would be more interesting if, besides binding

> URLs to internal resources, they could bind namespaces to internal
> resources.

You can already do that. The URIs can be anything you want them to be.

See Xerces' support [1] for XML Catalogs as an example.

> Still, there would be limitations which might be quite irksome
> though, such as: Binding a namespace to a local schema might be
> then be achievable, but what about stylesheets, etc? It would have to
> be a lot more sophisticated to handle all the kinds of scenarios Roger
> seems to be envisioning, such as all the uses of URLs with XML.
> ----
> Stephen D Green


[1] http://xerces.apache.org/xerces2-j/faq-xcatalogs.html#faq-2

Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com

E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

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