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Re: DITA validation

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 13:23:38 +0900
Message-Id: <9C495663-E538-4244-A48B-33181CA2D771@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Jeremy H.Griffith <jeremy@omsys.com>


On Mar 10, 2007, at 05:07 , Jeremy H. Griffith wrote:

>
> The validation service doesn't care for OASIS PUBLIC DOCTYPEs,
> as in:
>
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <!--Arbortext, Inc., 1988-2006, v.4002-->
> <!DOCTYPE reference PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DITA Reference//EN"
>  "reference.dtd">

Since "-//OASIS//DTD DITA Reference//EN" is not in the validator's  
catalog at the moment, and the system identifier reference.dtd can  
not be retrieved, the validator can't find the grammar, and has to  
abort validation.

I think using the following doctype declaration should work better:
<!DOCTYPE reference PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DITA Reference//EN"
"http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/v1.1/CD01/dtd/reference.dtd">

-- 
olivier
Received on Monday, 12 March 2007 04:23:43 GMT

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