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Re: the return of the Public Identifier Question



Lee writes:
> It occurs to me, in fact, that if we simply allow SYSTEM entries
> in our CATALOGs, and allow nothing else (except possibly DELEGATE or
> CATALOG entries??), we have no need for PUBLIC at all.
> 
> You get all the indirection you like.
> 
> I could live with that.
[...]
> The PUBLIC zealots can simply put PUBLIC IDs in their SYSTEM identifiers,
> and use CATALOG to map them to URLs. [...]
> How about it?

Lee, 

You know there's a big difference between a name and a location, and I don't 
think indirection is all we catalog zealots are after. I don't want my documents
named as URLs, it's really as simple as that.

Murray

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Murray Altheim, SGML Grease Monkey                    <altheim@eng.sun.com>
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