XCatalog (now XMLCatalog)
ebohlman at netcom.com
Fri Jun 4 20:38:25 BST 1999
On Fri, 4 Jun 1999, Buss, Jason A wrote:
> I am interested in seeing if any more work is being done with XCatalogs.
> I (being the SGML stalwart that I am) think that XCatalogs would be a very
> useful feature of XML. I love using catalog files (and i'm not even a
> sadist). It's saved my bootie a few times and keeps things pretty
I'm currently working on an XML::Catalog Perl module. Can't say when it
will be done, though.
> I thought the idea of using sysIDs with publicIDs in the XML doc instance
> was kinda screwy... Who's idea was that anyway?
I believe Tim addressed this in the Annotated XML Recommendation; I forget
the exact details. Something to do with always having a fallback in case
a public ID couldn't be resolved, IIRC.
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