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Re: XML files referencing DTDs via HTTP

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 07:48:04AM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:51:31AM -0800, Tom wrote:
> > That's true.  It can be any string.  The fact that it just happens to 
> > look like an HTTP url and DTD is actually at that URL is not part of the 
> > standard, AFAIK.
> Errr, we are not getting confused??
> <!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML v4.1.2//EN"
> "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.1.2/docbookx.dtd"; [

> Perhaps you were thinking of the PubidLiteral?

You're right.  I was thinking of the URLs used in XML namespaces.

On an orthogonal note, while DocBook is a good schema, the other more 
business-oriented schemas EBXML, Rosetta, HRXML, the Business reporting 
schemas, and all that stuff, are lousy.  "Here, kid, here's 50,000 
entities.  Have fun."

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