RE: [xsl] Trying to find a working XSLT processor

Subject: RE: [xsl] Trying to find a working XSLT processor
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 08:48:04 +0100
>    Like the internal subset, the external subset and any external
>    parameter entities referenced in a DeclSep must consist of a series
>    of complete markup declarations of the types allowed by the
>    non-terminal symbol markupdecl, interspersed with white space or
>    parameter-entity references. However, portions of the contents of
>    the external subset or of these external parameter entities may
>    conditionally be ignored by using the conditional section
>    construct; this is not allowed in the internal subset.
David Megginson, who wrote the AElfred parser, is capable of some pretty
tortuous logic at times, but clearly not as tortuous as that of the authors
of the spec. Yes, there are known limitations in AElfred's handling of
parameter entities in DTDs - and I'm not intending to fix them.

Mike Kay

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