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Bug 6468 - Document Override to "SYSTEM" (non-"PUBLIC") DTD
Summary: Document Override to "SYSTEM" (non-"PUBLIC") DTD
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: 0.8.4
Hardware: All All
: P5 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-01-23 21:16 UTC by Griff Ruby
Modified: 2009-01-23 21:16 UTC (History)
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Description Griff Ruby 2009-01-23 21:16:52 UTC
It seems to me that it could also be useful if the Document Override feature could also be enabled for pointing to some external DTD on the Web which is not among the "official" ones presently selectible, e. g. being able to specify a Document Override to the DTD located at "" or any other present on the web.
The rest that would be needed in support of this appears to be already in place since a document itself can specify (continuing this example) a DOCTYPE of
'<!DOCTYPE HTML SYSTEM "">' and the validator will already attempt to use the DTD at the specified location for parsing the document.