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From Brian M Dube <bd...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XInclude preprocessor - new thread for old topic
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2009 05:17:59 GMT
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 01:30:26AM +1000, David Crossley wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > Brian M Dube wrote:
> > > 
> > > There will always be one more place in the DTD to add this
> > > support.
> > 
> > Yes, that worried me too when the initial XInclude
> > was added to the DTD.
> > http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-1032
> > 
> > > I found a very old discussion [1] about processing XInclude
> > > before validation. This makes a lot of sense and the solution would
> > > still be useful after a move to XHTML2. Does anyone remember any
> > > efforts to add a preprocessor? and the outcome?
> > > 
> > > [1] http://marc.info/?l=forrest-dev&m=104124992407064&w=2
> > Subject: [RT] Entities in XML docs
> > 
> > As usual there were other things that needed to be in place first.
> > 
> > One of those was the ability to do validation in the
> > Cocoon pipelines. At the moment we do xml validation
> > using Ant before the Forrest/Cocoon engine starts.
> > 
> > Using Cocoon Validation Transformers
> > http://forrest.apache.org/howto-dev.html#debug-validation
> > 
> > Also Jing and Trang have a new lease of life.
> > http://code.google.com/p/jing-trang/
> > 
> > How is tool support these days for "RELAX NG"?
> > 
> > I note that George of oxygenxml.com is contributing
> > to the Jing-Trang project.
> 
> In the past i had tried to get some of this working.
> After your message, i resurrected that and managed to
> get a bit further. See:
> 
> FOR-1172 - enable validation of the internal xml
> 
> FOR-1173 - add demonstration of using xml source documents
> without declaring a DTD

This looks good. Is the idea to replace the Ant target with pipeline
validation?

Brian

> While rummaging around i also found a relevant old issue:
> FOR-101 - Move to RelaxNG (with auto generated DTDs for editors)
> 
> Still need to get XInclude processing done a bit earlier
> in the sitemaps.
> 
> -David

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