[xep-support] Re: SVG graphic goes missing

From: Mark Giffin <mgiffin@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue Nov 16 2010 - 13:10:38 PST

This is perfect. Thanks David! I will get educated yet!


On 11/16/2010 11:30 AM, David Cramer wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Depends on your definition of recent :-)
> http://www.w3.org/blog/systeam/2008/02/08/w3c_s_excessive_dtd_traffic
> On the bright side, it's a good way to alert you of the places where
> you thought you were using catalogs but for some reason they weren't
> being used.
> David
> On 11/16/2010 12:48 PM, Mark Giffin wrote:
>> Is there a recent W3C policy change to have its servers stop
>> responding to a DTD check from a parser?
>> On 11/16/2010 10:32 AM, Dave Pawson wrote:
>>> On 16 November 2010 17:57, Mark Giffin<mgiffin@earthlink.net> wrote:
>>>> Thanks Dave, yes I am going to be using XML catalogs more. But
>>>> isn't it the
>>>> default when running XEP (or probably the Sax parser under XEP) for
>>>> it to
>>>> try to access the URL in the SVG (or other W3C DTD)? If the W3C
>>>> server no
>>>> longer responds to this default check, then this is a basic level of
>>>> broken-ness that would have to be fixed out of the box one way or
>>>> another.
>>>> Not to pick on XEP, I think it's a good product. Other tools will
>>>> be broken
>>>> by this as well.
>>>> Mark
>>> This has been happening with DTDs for years.
>>> The catalog resolver gets round this, by telling the parser
>>> to use the catalog, sort of indirection to get the DTD?
>>> You just redirect it to the DTD on your disk.
>>> HTH


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