[jdom-interest] why resolve DTDs

philip.nelson at omniresources.com philip.nelson at omniresources.com
Thu Jun 28 06:46:12 PDT 2001

> when I try to build the saxbuilder on an xml that has a 
> defined dtd, why
> does function time out if I am not net-connected
> why MUST we use the EntityResolver
> and why do we have to all the way to the sax interfaces to do 
> the resolution
> or is this possible by using some of the jdom classes
> pb

Why, if it was up to me I'd .......

Actually, JDOM doesn't have anything to do with this behaviour.  The parser
does that because even without validation the dtd may have entities are
required to display you document correctly. 

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