Re: XML catalog draft
| I still think we should avoid PUBLIC. I have yet to see any clear
| examples that require it. Paul Prescod has come close, with a
| teaching environment using SGML where the students don't have network
| access, but it is not clear to me that that example applies to a
| version of SGML developed especially for web use. In other words, the
| requests for PUBLIC seem to come from SGML users rather than Web
| users, and stem largely from backwards compatibility. Jon's system at
| Sun is interesting, but could equally well be done with URLs as far as
| I can see.
No. The whole system depends on the links being specified in terms of
location-independent names. That's how they continue to work even
when the usual source of a document goes down or the document is moved
to another server.