Re: Validation XSLT using XSLT 1.0
you might want to see if schematron is a better 'starting point' for these kinds of validating stylesheets as well. hth, Jim Fuller On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Michael Ludwig <mlu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Abel Braaksma schrieb: >> >> Michael Ludwig wrote: >>> >>>> 3. How to find non-ascii characters in the XML file and report an >>>> error using XSLT. >>> >>> Don't use XSLT for this. Add the following XML declaration to your >>> input documents: >>> >>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="us-ascii"?> >>> >>> This will ensure the document won't get parsed unless it is pure >>> ASCII. >> >> Yet may still contain higher characters, which then will be escaped >> using numerical entity references... So, though the file will be >> US-ASCII, the contents does not necessarily fit in US-ASCII and still >> get parsed well. > > That's true. I was lumping together the notions of character set and > character encoding. > > From the OP's specification, however, it's not entirely clear which one > is the requirement here. Unless you suppose he'd have written "seven-bit > clean bytes" instead of "non-ascii characters" had he wanted to talk > about bytes instead of characters. > > Michael Ludwig
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