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Re: identify XHTML DTD by URI, not by FPI

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 06:08:19 +0100
Message-Id: <200002160505.GAA18404@vals.intramed.rito.no>
To: WWW-HTML <www-html@w3.org>
On 15.02.00 at 22:10, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:

>So what are the comprehensive/decisive criteria that the string
>   -//W3C//DTD XHTML Basic 1.0//EN
>meets that the string
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-basic/xhtml-basic10.dtd
>does not?

A matter of perception. The URI will be percieved as an address, and only
an address, regardless of whether the intent is to use it as a name. This
overloads the semantics of the identifier; is it generic or specific?
Received on Wednesday, 16 February 2000 00:06:26 UTC

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