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ERB decision on public identifiers

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 1997 11:38:57 -0800
Message-Id: <199704021938.LAA06232@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
By mail vote and in conference 1997.04.02, the SGML ERB decided the
following question:

Should the XML spec allow external identifiers to take the form

  'PUBLIC' Publicid SystemLiteral

with an appropriate definition of Publicid and the note:

   In addition to a system literal, an external identifier may
   include a public identifier.  A system may use the public
   identifier to try to generate an alternative URL.  If a system
   is unable to do so, it must use the URL specified in the system

   Yes: Maler, Hollander, Sperberg-McQueen, Clark, Bosak, Magliery, DeRose,

   No: Bray, Sharpe, Paoli
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 1997 14:39:03 UTC

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