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Re: XML files referencing DTDs via HTTP



On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 21:37:41 +0100
Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> wrote:

> [Brian May]
> > This seems to be an increasing problem lately, do I need to submit a
> > seperate bug report for each package???
> > 
> > Referencing a DTD via HTTP won't work on computers with no Internet
> > connection, or require HTTP queries go via a proxy HTTP server.
> 
> I believe XML processors are expected to keep a local map of URLs to
> local files, to avoid having to fetch the files from the net.  having
> the URLs in the document is _not_ a bug.  It is a design choice in
> XML.

That's why a `catalog' is used for.

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