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Re: alpha release of schema rev transform sheet

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 27 Sep 2000 10:19:27 +0100
To: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bog1anqe8.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> writes:

> Henry,
> 
> "Henry S. Thompson" wrote:
> > 
> > Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> writes:
> > 
> > > Henry,
> > >
> > > Just noticed that you are using a XSL DTD located on your local file
> > > system:
> > >
> > > <!DOCTYPE xsl:transform SYSTEM "file:/home/ht/lib/xml/xsl.dtd" ...
> > 
> > Sorry about that -- just delete the DOCTYPE and it should work.
> 
> Yes, it's working fine with Saxon.
> 
> > Web version coming later today, please send feedback ASAP.
> 
> Some feedback:
> 
> 1) MSXML 3.0 fails to transform, probably due to a lack of support of
> the namespace axis.
> 
> The error message is:
> 
>   MSXML3.DLL: Expected token ')' found '['.
>   april:schema/namespace::*-->[<--.='http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema']
> 
> 2) A very simple example[1] is performing well on [2] except that the
> the test report [3] includes a bunch of DTD validation errors on the
> schema itself:
> 
> <snip/>
> 
> These errors are due to differences in the prefix used in my schema file
> and the one defined in the DTD and I wonder if it wouldn't be better to
> remove the reference to http://www.w3.org/2000/10/XMLSchema.dtd from the
> translated schema.

I think it's important to allow the option, but maybe I'll make it
just that, an option.  It's irritating that there's no way to force an
internal subset in the XSLT output.  I may resort to a bit of
postprocessing in the web version.

> Hope this helps.

Yes, thanks.

ht
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