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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Excalibur JaxpParser
Date Sat, 03 May 2003 11:04:29 GMT
On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 06:11:19PM +0200, Bruno Dumon wrote:
> attached is a patch for Excalibur's JaxpParser class that adds the
> possibility to drop comment events occuring between the startDTD and
> endDTD events.
> Could some Cocoon-Avalon committer be so kind to commit this? TIA!

Applied, thanks.  Cc'ing dev@avalon for reference.


> Background info:
> comment() events inside DTD's serve little purpose in Cocoon, especially
> since the rest of the DTD events, which are fired via the DeclHandler
> interface, are not supported by Cocoon (and not by the JaxpParser
> either). However, the comment events from internal DTD subsets do occur
> in the serialized output, which is annoying and useless. Therefore, the
> idea is to drop them right after parsing.
> -- 
> Bruno Dumon                   
> Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center

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