AElfred and External Entities (was Re: Partial XML Processors) and Questions)

David Megginson ak117 at
Sat Jan 17 12:29:14 GMT 1998

Peter Murray-Rust writes:

 > Note that Lark and AElfred both throw errors for 
 > <!DOCTYPE FOO SYSTEM "bar.dtd">
 > if bar.dtd cannot be found. This is reasonable (though frustrating) since
 > bar.dtd can alter the information in the document. 

Actually, AElfred gives you a hook for this: if you set the
resolveEntity handler to return null for "bar.dtd", AElfred will not
attempt to resolve the URL.

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117 at
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins at

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