John Cowan cowan at
Wed Dec 9 18:34:35 GMT 1998

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!

John Cowan		cowan at
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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