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Re: Re: Urgent: user experience with 4.2CR1?
On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 01:47:45PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Michael Smith <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> | The only problem I've run into is in using the DTD with Earl Hood's
> | perlSGML. If I try to run the perlSGML 'dtdview' command on it, I get:
> | $ dtdview docbookx.dtd
> | Reading catalog(s) ...
> | Reading docbookx.dtd ...
> | Syntax error in subset.
> | Unexpected character: "E", ascii code=69.
> | Reason:
> | Invalid character found outside of a markup statment
> | What it's complaining about is the line starting with "ERROR" in:
> | <![%sgml.features;[
> | <![%xml.features;[
> | ERROR: Exactly one of xml.features and sgml.features must be turned on!
> | ]]>
> | ]]>
> Hmmm. That's interesting. His tool is obviously ignoring marked
> section boundries, but because we have a single driver for SGML and
> XML, I've set things up so that it is explicitly an error to have both
> xml.features and sgml.features turned on simultaneously.
> I don't know if we should fix this or not.
> Pro: tools that ignore MS boundries wouldn't get confused.
> Con: turning both sets of features on might result in unpredictable behavior
You could disable the DTD and still use
valid syntax by putting this inside the marked section:
<!-- ERROR: Exactly one of xml.features and sgml.features must be turned on! -->
<!ENTITY % dbpool.module "IGNORE">
<!ENTITY % dbhier.module "IGNORE">
They won't get very far without those two modules. 8^)
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