[oXygen-user] Using Other Toolkits with Oxygen 12

Eliot Kimber
Thu Sep 16 08:26:27 CDT 2010

Ah, the grammar cache bit. OK, this gives me the info I need.



On 9/16/10 1:45 AM, "Radu Coravu" <> wrote:

>   Hi Eliot,
> I made a patch in the "dost.jar" to allow a parameter which turns off
> the grammar caching (of which some users who use entities in DITA
> complained) as Oxygen 12 integrates DITA OT 1.5.1.
> Probably this patch will be removed in Oxygen 12.1 as the newest DITA OT
> seems to have added such a parameter also (which was probably added by
> modifying the same class, leading to this problem).
> These patches are usually included in the "oxygen.jar" library.
> If you want you can edit a DITA ANT transformation scenario, in the
> "Advanced" tab click the "Libraries" button, uncheck the "Allow Oxygen
> to add..." checkbox and you have full control on the libraries used to
> start ANT.
> This means you will be able to remove the Oxygen patches entirely
> (remove the top 5 entries entirely). A higher library in the list will
> be more preferred by the class loader.
> You will also probably have to replace the entries using the Saxon 9
> libraries from the Oxygen library folder with the libraries in the DITA
> OT distribution, as the Oxygen patches are also used to register the
> commercial Saxon EE.
> Regards,
> Radu
> Radu Coravu
> <oXygen/>   XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
> http://www.oxygenxml.com
> On 9/16/2010 12:14 AM, Eliot Kimber wrote:
>> Should I be able to swap in different Toolkit distributions with Oxygen 12?
>> I tried swapping in the one I was using 11.2, which is the 1.5.2M4 with a
>> lot of plugins added.
>> That failed when I tried to use it from Oxygen 12 with a method-not-found
>> error related to the Xerces grammar caching.
>> I didn't have time to track down the issue at the moment so I just restored
>> the Toolkit as installed.
>> But I'm wondering if the the Toolkit in 12 is more heavily customized and so
>> can't just be swapped out?
>> Cheers,
>> E.

Eliot Kimber
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