Re: retaining entity declarations while converting fro
Hai, Please look at the saxon extension function saxon:doctype. http://saxon.sourceforge.net/saxon6.5.5/extensions.html#saxon:doctype which provides the mechanism to create the entities. In your case you have to re-generate the entities in XML file. Regards, Ganesh On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 6:23 AM, David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> I am sorry I forgot to mention one piece of information here. These >> input files were originally SGML and were then converted to well > > but assuming spoon.jpg is a jpeg file, the same would apply in SGML as > well, image entities should be NDATA (not parsed) and referenced as > attribute values, not using & ; notation. > >> So when I do the <xsl:copy> the entities are not copied over. > > parsed entities (referenced by &) are expanded by the XML parser before > XSLT even sees the input. So XSLT can not copy them as it never sees > them. > > But you can not reference a jpg file that way. > > An NDATA entity is referenced as attribute value typically > something like > > <!ENTITY spoon.jpg SYSTEM "spoon.jpg" NDATA jpg> > > ... > <image ref="spoon.jpg"/> > ... > > if you access the entity this way, then the attribute value is available > to xslt and you can look up the SYSTEM URI using unparsed-entity-uri(). > > > But you showed a parsed entity declaration > > > > <!ENTITY spoon.jpg SYSTEM "spoon.jpg" > > > which would be acceessed by > > & s p o o n . j p g ; > > such a reference would be expanded by the xml parser before xslt sees > the data (and generate a fatal error if it is a jpeg file rather than > xml) > > As you haven't shown how you are referencing the entities in the source > file I can't really guess what to suggest. > > david > > ________________________________________________________________________ > The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd is a company registered in England > and Wales with company number 1249803. The registered office is: > Wilkinson House, Jordan Hill Road, Oxford OX2 8DR, United Kingdom. > > This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star. The service is > powered by MessageLabs. > ________________________________________________________________________
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