Re: [xsl] DOCTYPE causes appearance of unwanted attributes

Subject: Re: [xsl] DOCTYPE causes appearance of unwanted attributes
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 26 Jul 2004 16:33:28 +0100
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul DuBois <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Paul> A while back I sent the following message to this list, in
    Paul> which I asked how to prevent xsltproc from adding default
    Paul> element attributes when processing an input document that
    Paul> contains a DOCTYPE declaration.  A few people suggested ways
    Paul> to suppress these, but I have now realized that there is a
    Paul> very simple way to keep the attributes from appearing:

    Paul> Use "xsltproc --novalid" rather than just "xsltproc".  Then
    Paul> xsltproc won't look at the DTD.

    Paul> I'm embarrassed to say that I didn't think of this before,
    Paul> but perhaps by mentioning it here, it will help someone else
    Paul> who has the same problem.

Surely the problem is that you have an unwanted DOCTYPE, not unwanted
If the DOCTYPE says that an attribute has a default value, then if
this is inappropriate you have the wrong DOCTYPE.
Colin Paul Adams
Preston Lancashire

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