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Re: FPI for Cougar drafts? (was Re: Combined DTD - 3.2 + CSS1?)

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 13:02:20 -0400 ()
To: "Harold A. Driscoll" <harold@driscoll.chi.il.us>
cc: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>, www-style@w3.org, Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@cs.ualberta.ca>, Mark Gaither <markg@webtechs.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.970417125804.-3195197H-100000@holly.w3.org>

> The question then, what might be the best FPI to use during the
> draft cycle... by Web page authors, and by HTML validation
> services? Is a common alias, updated to point to the latest draft
> version, or using only the specific version FPI, or is something
> else the best way to go. 

One approach would be to use a SYSTEM identifier and to give the
URL for the DTD as proposed for XML. This doesn't work so great in
that you still need to get the right SGML declaration, something
that XML sidesteps by making it implicit.

Dave Raggett - <dsr@w3.org> tel +1 617 258 5741 fax +1 617 258 5999
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Received on Thursday, 17 April 1997 13:04:54 UTC

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