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Re: [xsl] DOCTYPE causes appearance of unwanted attributes
Subject: Re: [xsl] DOCTYPE causes appearance of unwanted attributes|
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 12:49:10 -0400
At 2004-04-06 11:39 -0500, Paul DuBois wrote:
I'm finding that including a DOCTYPE declaration in my source XML
document causes the output to contain unwanted attributes.
Input file 2 (same but with DOCTYPE):
<!DOCTYPE chapter PUBLIC '-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN'
The significance and moreinfo attributes have been added.
1) Why is this?
Defaulted attributes declared in a Document Type Definition are included in
the XPath data model for an XML document.
2) Can I suppress it? :-)
You cannot distinguish between a defaulted attribute and a specified
attribute (unspecified implied attributes are not included in the XPath
If you don't want your DTD's supply of attributes, then don't reference the
I hope this helps.
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