Re: XML catalog draft

lee@sq.com wrote:
> > Your proposal sounds okay to me, except for one thing:
> >
> > 1] if there is a processing instruction tht occurs before the DOCTYPE
> >     line of the form <?-XML-CATALOG "system-id"?> then that is the system
> >     identifier of the catalog and all other mechanisms are disregarded.
> >
> > Why can't this be a relative URL?
> It can if you like.  I didn't say it couldn't (I hope).

No, but you went into detail elsewhere about how to resolve a relative URL,
as if only if the direct pointer failed would you want to look for a 
relative URL. You even mention the RFC number (elsewhere). 

 Paul Prescod