Re: <!DOCTYPE ...> problem

Subject: Re: <!DOCTYPE ...> problem
From: Keith Visco <kvisco@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 09:46:52 -0400

  Since the result of an XSLT transformation will most likely be a well
formed XML document, the XSLT processor will add the XML declaration.
The version and encoding can be controlled with the new attributes
(result-encoding, result-version) introduced in the XSLT WD 19990709.


Richard Lander wrote:
> > > The first line is no problem (<xsl:pi  name="xml">version="1.0"</xsl:pi>)
> >
> > actually it _should_ be a problem as the xml declaration isn't a pi
> > (according to the xml spec) and pi target names are not allowed to start
> > with `xml' (production  17 of the XML spec).
> Although, it certainly is nice that it does work, so that we can declare the
> nature of XML documents. I am surprised that there isn't some formal XSLT
> structure or even a workaround, outside of the non-xml namespace, for producing
> XML or document type declarations. They seem rather important to me.
> Richard
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