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Re: Notations

From: John Cowan <cowan@-----.----.--->
To: xml-dev@--.--.--
Date: 12/9/1998 6:35:00 PM
Charles Reitzel wrote:

> I'd guess this is why the PUBLIC id is required while the SYSTEM id is
> optional for NOTATIONs.

Actually you can have either public or system ids or both for
NOTATION declarations, a unique case in XML (which otherwise
requires system ids).

> The path to the handler probably belongs in a
> system dependent application config file, not the DTD.  Much like how web
> servers use config files to look up MIME handlers.

Exactly so!

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