[jdom-interest] DOCTYPE Path

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Sun Dec 10 12:13:44 PST 2000

It's a Xerces thing.  I suggest you ask about it on the Xerces mailing
list.  Post back what you find, OK?


"Leibundguth, Jonathon" wrote:
> I've noticed JDOM / Xerces does not parse relative paths well when building
> (SAXBuilder) the
> DOCTYPE of a document:  the url, file:///... will work fine assuming that
> the JVM
> started from the same drive on your computer, however, file://c:/... won't
> work,
> and neither will relative paths like "../../somedtd.dtd".  This becomes a
> burden
> when the number of xml files increase and absolute paths must be used!
> It becomes a huge burden when you are developing an entire web-site
> application based on
> hundreds of these files which must be installed in different environments.
> I've noticed the same problem with the xsl-stylesheet processing instruction
> in xalan.  Has anyone
> encountered this problem? are there any workarounds? is my understanding of
> this
> subject correct?
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