Proper use of FPI name spaces

Terry Allen tallen at
Mon Dec 1 16:26:39 GMT 1997

Rick Jelliffe wrote:
| You can make up your own FPIs *now* for all MIME types using the following 
| pattern.
| <!NOTATION video-mpeg 
|      PUBLIC "+//IDN 
|      Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions::video/mpeg//EN">

Really, only the owners of the name space denoted by
"IDN" should be assigning such FPIs.  It will not do
for just anybody to be assigning names in someone else's name space.

In your own name space you could name something belonging to someone
else (unless legal issues prevent), but that's different.


  Terry Allen    Electronic Publishing Consultant    tallen[at]
    Davenport and DocBook:

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