RE: [xsl] entity declaration error

Subject: RE: [xsl] entity declaration error
From: "Joe Fawcett" <joefawcett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 09:16:47 +0000
Set validateOnParse to false before loading.

From: "Mac Martine" <email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: RE: [xsl] entity declaration error
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 00:45:49 -0800

Well, that's not my entire xsl file, just the top of it. It compiles without the doctype line (I do have a end tag for the xsl:stylesheet, I just didn't include all the xsl code).

Given that it compiles and runs fine without the doctype line, there is
something else wrong. The namespace declaration is declared as

Any ideas?

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Subject: RE: [xsl] entity declaration error

> I am trying to add an entity in my XSL, but I keep getting
> the following
> error when I add the doctype line in the code below:
> ---------------------------
> msxml4.dll error '80004005'
> The stylesheet does not contain a document element. The stylesheet may
> be empty, or it may not be a well-formed XML document.
> ---------------------------
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <!DOCTYPE xsl:stylesheet [ <!ENTITY nbsp " "> ]>
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns="";
> version="1.0">

The document is not well-formed, the end tag for xsl:stylesheet is
missing; also, you haven't the namespace declaration for xsl.


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