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   Re: [xml-dev] xsl -- Inserting a DOCTYPE if needed

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On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 09:48:03AM -0000, Michael Kay wrote:
> > How would write a XSL file that inserts the DOCTYPE only and
> > only if not present?
> >
> You can't. The DOCTYPE declaration is not part of the InfoSet or the XPath
> data model, therefore your stylesheet can't determine whether or not the
> original document had a DOCTYPE or not.

  Actually the Infoset has that information:
  "The Document Type Declaration Information Item"

But this is missing from XPath and hence not available to XSLT processing
(at least for 1.0).


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