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Re: [xsl] Preserving inline DTD


Subject: Re: [xsl] Preserving inline DTD
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:04:58 +0000

If you're prepared to move away from xsltproc then Andrew Welch's lexev
provides a solution.

If you're not prepared to move away from xsltproc then new features in XSLT
3.x aren't going to help you ;-(

Michael Kay
Saxonica


On 28 Jan 2014, at 16:30, Lizzi, Vincent <Vincent.Lizzi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> It would be helpful if xsl:output had some option to copy the DOCTYPE
declaration of the input document, but that might be wishful thinking.
>
> Perhaps it might be possible to use DoctypeChanger.jar
(http://doctypechanger.sourceforge.net/) as a basis for writing an extension
function or custom serialization method to retain the DOCTYPE and internal DTD
subset of an input document.
>
> The solution Wendell suggests is probably the easiest, and can be
implemented in the tool of your choice (perl, java, ...). You essentially want
to copy the first few lines of one file into the first few lines of a
different file, and the lines have a specific syntax. (hopefully I've
understood the question correctly.)
>
> Vincent


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