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Orthogonality of Specifications

HTTP,HTML,URI The general principle of platform design is that platforms consist of a set of standard interfaces. Standard interfaces allow substitution of components across the interface boundary, while independence of interfaces allow evolution of the interfaces themselves. In a PC,...
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Caching XML data at install time

The W3C web server is spending most of its time serving DTDs to various bits of XML processing software. While XSLT processors such as xsltproc and Xalan have no technical dependency on the XHTML DTDs, I suspect they're used with XHTML enough that shipping copies of the DTDs along with the XSLT processing software is a win all around.
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