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Re: XML catalog draft

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 1997 06:58:58 +0000
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19970207065858.006872d8@mail.u-net.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org

>[69]  ExternalID := 'PUBLIC' S PublicID ( S SystemID )? |
>                   'SYSTEM' (S SystemID)?
>[70]  SystemLiteral := '"' [^"]* '"' | "'" [^']* "'"
>[70a] PublicID   := RestrictedLiteral
>[70b] SystemID   := SystemLiteral
>[70c] RestrictedLiteral := 
>	'"' RestrictedLiteralChars '"' | "'" RestrictedLiteralChars "'"
>[70d] RestrictedLiteralChars := (Letter | Digit | S | SpecialChars)*
>[70e] SpecialChars := ['()+,-./:=?]
>[71]  [[unchanged]]

Why is # not included in SpecialChars? (It might be nice to use the URL
fragment identifier as part of a public ID in some cases, even though this
might lead to incompatiblities with SGML name rules, which were done before
URLs became popular.) 

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