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Subject: Re: [docbook] XML Docbook validators?

On 20/09/09 10:54, Johan Persson wrote:
> I'm trying to find a good XML/Docbook validator that can work in a mixed
> environment where I have project where 90% is docbook but also 10% based on
> older XHTML which is validated against DTD's  (for example
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"; )
> The problem I have is that while the docbooks validate fine as soon as I try to
> use any of the W3C DTD's they will fail since they use the syntax (for example)
> <!ENTITY % ContentType "CDATA"
>      -- media type, as per [RFC2045]
>      -->
> which will fail to parse since the validators think that the ENTITY element is
> missing an ending ">" and don't understand the "--" as a comment.

You are trying to mix SGML and XML.
find an XML based XHTML DTD and you should be OK


Dave Pawson

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