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Re: FW: CURIEs, xmlns and bandwidth

From: John.Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 09:30:52 -0500
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20051103143052.GF19792@NYCMJCOWA2>

Misha Wolf scripsit:

> > If you want to _really_ pennypinch on bandwidth, you can publish 
> > a 'widely known' URI for popular ATTLIST files and processors 
> > don't even have to download them, they can have their values 
> > 'built in'.
> The IPTC News Architecture WP will discuss this approach.

Off the shelf XML parsers can't do that, though.  At best you could use
an XML Catalog implementation to cause the parser to invoke a local
copy of the file.

John Cowan  www.reutershealth.com  www.ccil.org/~cowan  jcowan@reutershealth.com
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