parsing spec.dtd & XML spec with nsgmls Re: W3C spec.dtd

Stefan Mintert mintert at
Wed Mar 3 17:14:19 GMT 1999

 > > Now I try to parse the XML spec (REC-xml-19980210.xml) and the spec.dtd
 > > (copied from the above URL) with nsgmls.
 > As the documentation for XMLspec warns, the current version of the
 > DTD is *not* the one used with the XML Recommendation, which used
 > a much older version.  So don't do that.

ooops, sorry; but that doesn't explain the parsing errors concerning the DTD:

spec.dtd:60:17:W: named character reference
spec.dtd:60:19:E: "X2014" is not a function name

BTW: I would be nice to use the XML spec as a valid document, not just a
well-formed document. Has anyone kept the old XMLspec DTD? (I guess it's
Revision 1.0, 7 April 1998)



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