Re: [xsl] sgml to xml

Subject: Re: [xsl] sgml to xml
From: Ganesh Babu N <nbabuganesh@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 10:00:14 +0530
But in the OSX the character references are getting converted into
their respective characters. Is there any option to retain the
character references as in the input file.


On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Christopher R. Maden <crism@xxxxxxxxx>
> a kusa wrote:
>> Now I am thinking that I don't have to run this data through any SGML
>> -> XML converters can run the transformation on this data as is. I
>> still have to modify the DOCTYPE declarations to include SYSTEM
>> identifiers vs. PUBLIC.
> If the DTD uses SGML syntax, e.g.
> <!ELEMENT foo - - (#PCDATA)>
> instead of XML syntax, e.g.
> <!ELEMENT foo (#PCDATA)>
> then the XML parser will choke on it.  You may be better off stripping
> the DOCTYPE declarations rather than modifying them to have system
> identifiers.  However, if the DTD provides any default attributes, that
> may not be an option, so you will still need to do an SGML-to-XML
> conversion.  (This last part is relevant to this list; default attribute
> values can be a source of surprise to XSLT conversions.  The default
> values can be built into the transformation instead, though.)
> That said, osx does the job rather nicely; I would just use (and have
> used) that.
> ~Chris
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