Transmission of multiple documents

Peter Murray-Rust Peter at
Mon Mar 10 16:57:57 GMT 1997

In message <199703101540.HAA19301 at> Terry Allen writes:
> My question is perhaps off-topic here on xml-dev, and I know everyone

I think this is on-topic and is a more general problem.  Please excuse
me if I'm wrong :-)

> is busy preparing for WWW6, but I ask you all to reflect on it as
> an issue that needs resolution later on:  What do I do to associate
> a style sheet with a read-only document, e.g., one that resides on
> some other server than my own, or that has been digitally signed?
> (And assume that this document has a doctype declaration already.)

I interpret this to be a specific case of a more general problem - how
do we associate multiple documents delivered over the WWW?  (Among the
documents are DTDs, entities of many sorts, transcluded documents, 
style sheets, and methods (e.g. Java classes).  I am no expert here,
but at least one person has suggested JAR files.  Is this a generic solution
for this type of problem (I agree it's probably only one of several 


Peter Murray-Rust, domestic net connection
Virtual School of Molecular Sciences

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