[jdom-interest] newbie question: parsing in xhtml containing mathml

Morten Andersen mortena at mip.sdu.dk
Tue Jul 6 22:17:00 PDT 2004

At 14:41 06-07-2004, Laurent Bihanic wrote:

>Morten Andersen wrote:
>>Well, the task is pretty simple, but I can't get anything working.
>>I want to parse in an xhtml document containing mathml with all the 
>>entitities defined like alpha and beta. This should then be transformed 
>>using xslt into another xml-document.
>>The test-xhtml document is shown below:
> > This results in this error:
> > /  "org.jdom.IllegalTargetException: The target "IS10744:arch" is not
> > legal for JDOM/XML Processing Instructions: Processing instruction
> > targets cannot contain colons."
>As explained in org.jdom.Verifier.java, JDOM is compliant with section 6 
>of the XML namespace specification 
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names/#Conformance) which states:
>"No entity names, PI targets, or notation names contain any colons"

So this means that there is an error in the mathml - or xhtml DTD?

>>/Then I tryed to trick the SAXBuilder so that the DTD's are not used by 
>>setting the entityResolver to an entityResolver, that doesn't do anything.
>>  ---
>>         /SAXBuilder builder = new SAXBuilder();
>>         builder.setEntityResolver(new NoOpEntityResolver());
>>This results in some output to System.err:
>>/        "[Fatal Error] :1:66: White spaces are required between publicId 
>>and systemId."
>>/But the transformation seems to occur.
>This is caused by 2 bugs in JDOMSource: 1. the way the DTD reference is 
>build is incorrect (indeed, a white space is missing); 2. No SAX 
>ErrorHandler is set to correctly process the error.
>Except that DTD information is lost to the XSLT processor, the 
>transformation is performed.
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