OpenSP-1.5pre1 released

Subject: OpenSP-1.5pre1 released
From: Matthias Clasen <clasen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 13:19:02 +0100
The OpenJade team has made a prerelease of OpenSP-1.5 available at

OpenSP is a variant of James Clark's SP SGML parser, maintained
by the OpenJade team. See below for a list of changes in OpenSP
compared to SP-1.3.4. 

For more information on OpenSP and OpenJade, see

Please report any problems you encounter while building or using
OpenSP-1.5pre1 on a Unix or Win32 platform to


The OpenJade team

Changes in OpenSP 1.5pre1

* More of Annex K supported: Common data attributes can now be
  specified in external entity declarations.
* The architecture engine supports #MAPTOKEN.

* The multibyte version of OpenSP now uses 32bit chars and supports
  the full UTF-16 range 0x0000-0x10ffff.

Changes in OpenSP 1.4

* Support for the koi8-r (RFC 1489) encoding.
* OpenSP now supports long cmdline options. 

* OpenSP is internationalized (currenly German and Swedish translations are

* New option -h or --help shows a list of all available options with

* New options -n and -x to see message numbers/relevant clauses with messages.

* More of Annex K supported: SGML declarations on subdocs,
  DATA declared value for attributes, DTD data entities and 
  DTD notations for doctypes, complete IMPLYDEF support, 
  ENTITIES REF constraints, URN parsing. Many new -w flags. 

* DTDDECL supported.

* New spcat cmdline interface to the catalog manager. 

Changes in OpenSP 1.3.4

* Added the Entity classes to the public interface of the library/dll. 

1.3.3 The begin

Matthias Clasen, 
Tel. 0761/203-5606
Email: clasen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Mathematisches Institut, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

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