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Re: [xml-dev] Interoperability
To: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@-------.---.-->,<xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 11/15/2001 3:47:00 AM
On Wednesday 14 November 2001 09:06 pm, Rick Jelliffe wrote: > A month ago I posted this idea (made for inhouse discussion at Allette > Systems in Sydney). It has three characteristics > 1) Low tech and flexible > 2) Only aimed at "document types" or "document type applications" > (i.e. metadata) not whole documents > 3) Provides space for integrators to add parts for different platforms > > http://www.topologi.com/public/dzip.html This doesn't differ all that much from the MIME-SGML proposal using catalogs (and I still think the TR9401 syntax is broken BTW ;-)).. though it switches ZIP for multipart message bodies, and thereby nicely sidesteps MIME issues ;-) I think some form of catalog approach is much cleaner, and more robust than things like multipart-related....