Re: [xsl] Validation XSLT using XSLT 1.0

Subject: Re: [xsl] Validation XSLT using XSLT 1.0
From: "James Fuller" <james.fuller.2007@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 10:40:10 +0200
you might want to see if schematron is a better 'starting point' for
these kinds of validating stylesheets as well.

hth, Jim Fuller

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Michael Ludwig <mlu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Abel Braaksma schrieb:
>> Michael Ludwig wrote:
>>>> 3. How to find non-ascii characters in the XML file and report an
>>>> error using XSLT.
>>> Don't use XSLT for this. Add the following XML declaration to your
>>> input documents:
>>>    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="us-ascii"?>
>>> This will ensure the document won't get parsed unless it is pure
>>> ASCII.
>> Yet may still contain higher characters, which then will be escaped
>> using numerical entity references... So, though the file will be
>> US-ASCII, the contents does not necessarily fit in US-ASCII and still
>> get parsed well.
> That's true. I was lumping together the notions of character set and
> character encoding.
> From the OP's specification, however, it's not entirely clear which one
> is the requirement here. Unless you suppose he'd have written "seven-bit
> clean bytes" instead of "non-ascii characters" had he wanted to talk
> about bytes instead of characters.
> Michael Ludwig

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