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Re: FW: CURIEs, xmlns and bandwidth

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 09:41:41 +0000
To: "John.Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Cc: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bslucrbqi.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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John.Cowan writes:

> 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.

Lest John be misunderstood, his point is about the 'pennypinching'
approach, not the parameter entity story itself, which _will_ work
with any conformant XML parser.

ht
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