words (RE: extensibility in XSchema?)
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Jun 25 21:17:05 BST 1998
Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> So here is a better attempt:
> <!ENTITY xxx "xxx.jar#xxx">
I assume this means
<!NOTATION XML SYSTEM "http://www.x3.org/XML/etc/etc/">
<!ENTITY xxx SYSTEM "xxx.jar#xxx" NDATA XML>
Strictly speaking, the notation "XML" need not be declared unless
> In this case the external, unparsed entity would be a code
> fragment. So "object" has an attribute which names
> an entity which is declared as being the resource which
> is a fragment of that java archive. (I wouldn't have to use
> fragment identifiers, I could have one PI per external file.)
Actually, fragment identifiers aren't guaranteed to work: an
XML processor is free to reject entity sysids that involve them.
(I think this is because the end of the referenced fragment is
> I suppose an alternative leaves using an XLink href attribute to
> point to a PI given previously in the document (if XPtr ends
> up being able to locate PIs), though. But that is not XML.
XPointers can locate PIs in the current draft.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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