msxml parser and parameter entities

mika.kekkonen at mika.kekkonen at
Thu Jul 2 12:11:28 BST 1998

I have problems with parameter entities and msxml parser. I have following
example.xml file:

<!DOCTYPE MODULE SYSTEM "example.dtd">

and file example.dtd is

<!ENTITY % ISOlat1
SYSTEM "ISOlat1.ent">

My ISOlat1.ent is following file (only one line)

<!ENTITY Auml "&#196;" ><!-- capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark =

Files example.xml, example.dtd and ISOlat1 are in same directory.

I tried to run msxml class, which I got with parser:

java msxml -d <path>\example.xml

and I got following error message

Missing entity 'Auml'.

What is problem? I suppose msxml parser can read parameter entities?

I have tried msxml parser with other xml files without any problems.

If I put Auml entity definition to the example.dtd, everything works fine,
but I have to use parameter entities.

Thanks for any ideas


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