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   RE: [xml-dev] Processing external DTD subset as part of DTD validation

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> Our original idea was to wrap the DTD inside the
> prolog of a dummy document instance. The problem with this approach
> is that this way we would pass the declarations to the parser as an
> /internal/ DTD subset, which has different restrictions on the use of
> parameter entities than an external subset.

Then instead of wrapping, why not just reference the DTD (as an external
DTD) from a dummy document instance, and parse the dummy document instance?

Michael Kay


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