Re: [xsl] Validation XSLT using XSLT 1.0

Subject: Re: [xsl] Validation XSLT using XSLT 1.0
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:10:26 +0100
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Ludwig <mlu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

    >> 3. How to find non-ascii characters in the XML file and report
    >> an error using XSLT.

    Michael> Don't use XSLT for this. Add the following XML
    Michael> declaration to your input documents:

    Michael>     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="us-ascii"?>

    Michael> This will ensure the document won't get parsed unless it
    Michael> is pure ASCII.

Or better still, put the document through an identity transformation
that specifies <xsl:output encoding="US-ASCII" />.

That way you eliminate any possibility of an error.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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