words (RE: extensibility in XSchema?)

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Tue Jun 23 02:48:27 BST 1998

Eliot Kimber writes:

> I suspect this is the key--what is "mailcap"? Is it something local to your
> system? If so, then it is functionally identical to this
> -- SGML open mapping catalog --
> PUBLIC "+//IDN me.com//NOTATION Foo Architecture//EN"
>        "/usr/bin/rasmol"
> And then configuring your XML processor to run the program as a result of
> resolving the mapping.  

Just so.  Mailcap files are stored locally, have a standard content,
and can be added to locally.  They predate URLs, or the standard content
would probably be incorporated by reference instead.

John Cowan					cowan at ccil.org
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.

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