[jdom-interest] Dynamic DTD
matt at xmlglobal.com
Thu Feb 1 23:32:27 PST 2001
You have two options from what I can see, both of the ugly.
1. Option using JDOM: call Document.setDocType(...) on an existing DOM,
persist the DOM (save it to a file or something), and reparse.
2. Option not using DOM: XML4J has a notion of a Revalidating parser,
which allows you to revalidate after modifying the DOM. I haven't used
it, but it was the only way to revalidate that I saw available in Java.
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XML Global Technologies, Inc.
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[mailto:jdom-interest-admin at jdom.org]On Behalf Of Michael Herrick
Sent: January 31, 2001 4:37 AM
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Subject: [jdom-interest] Dynamic DTD
I saw a couple of posts in the archives, but none of them answered my
question quite right.
Is there a way for me to get an XML document and *dynamically* apply a DTD
I am building an app that gets a message response from a queue. The
response is in XML. I'd like to dynamically apply a DTD to it if I can.
If I can't, not a huge deal, but it would be very helpful to me.
Also, it seems that absolute references don't work so well to DTDs. When
would specify it as something like "c:\app\xml\temp.dtd", the parser would
choke on it, but "\app\xml\temp.dtd" was ok. I found some posts on this,
but still don't really understand why this is ...
Any help on the above 2 q's?
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