Are PI targets arbitrary?

James Tauber jtauber at
Sat Jan 23 12:37:20 GMT 1999

I'm starting to put some options into FOP that are triggered by processing
instructions. My initial thought was use 'fop' as the target.

But then it occurred to me: PI targets can be associated with a URI via a
NOTATION declaration. This is *a lot* like namespaces. Does that mean PI
targets should be arbitrary proxies?

Instead of looking for PIs with the target "fop" should I instead be looking
for PIs with the target which is a NOTATION declared with URI
After all, some other application might use the target "fop" but only mine
would use the NOTATION with URI

What do people think?

James Tauber / jtauber at /
Associate Researcher, Electronic Commerce Network
Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia

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