The good news is that I am creating about 500 web pages, where I control the xml content and can do the transforms any way that is practical.
I am using SaxonB with java programs, 1.5.0_07.
Right now I have two particular problems: entities and a namespace issue.
First, I need to put some entity characters in the web pages, copyright for example.
This occurs on many of the pages, so I have put it in a template with other footer information. Using © saxon gives me an error that the entity hasn't been declared. Trying © saxon is OK, but I notice that the html page winds up with the actual copyright symbol, not the entity. It also is preceded by another character - B The web page then displays B)
What is the correct way to get entities onto the web page through a transform?
Second, my xml material has content that already has html tags. I have got that onto the pages using <xsl:copy-of .., but I am getting some additional namespace information.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <HistoryPages> <page seq="1"> <url>monumentSquareJarvisMap.html</url> <title>Monument Square, 1810 - 1820, from a Map by Edward Jarvis</title> <content> <p>Edward Jarvis (1803-1884) was a physician</p> </content> </HistoryPages>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="2.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
<xsl:output doctype-public="-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
method="html" indent="yes" />
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en" xml:lang="en" >
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"/>
When I run this, I get the material under the p tag just as I desire, but I get <p xmlns=""> instead of just <p>
It displays successfully, but fails strict validation. What is the correct way to do this?
Thanks for your help.
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