Re: B.9 Formal system, public identifiers?

On Sat, 12 Oct 96 15:08:24 CDT, Michael Sperberg-McQueen
<U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU> wrote:

>On 16 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following question.
>A straw poll indicates the question needs further discussion in the work
>B.9 Should XML require system and public identifiers to be FORMAL

Yes. XML should use formal public identifiers (per ISO 8879) and formal system
identifiers (per SGML Extended Facilities of ISO/IEC 10744).
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