[xep-support] Catalog support in saxon

Werner Donné werner.donne at re.be
Fri Feb 28 05:41:23 PST 2003


Bernd,

A simple solution is to download the entities containing the DTD and to
specify a local system identifier in your document type declarations. It
will be used if no other resolution mechanism is available.

Werner.

Bernd Kuemmerlen wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> this question might be slightly unrelated, but maybe not.
> 
> Currently, I am using xsltproc to generate the FO which is then 
> processed by XEP. Now I wanted to try the included SAXON to get rid of 
> this additional processing step (well, really to hide it) and to be able 
> to use the extensions to the DocBook xsl stylesheets, but since I am 
> behind a firewall, SAX is not able to resolve the DTDs of my documents. 
> Therefore I would like to use a catalog file.
> 
> In xsltproc, this is very easy because there is an option which tells it 
> to consult the SGML_CATALOG_FILES variable.
> 
> My questions are:
> - Is it possible to tell Saxon to use an http-proxy, so that the 
> resolving would work?
> - Could anybody shed more light on what is mentioned in 
> <http://xep.xattic.com/lists/xep-support/0067.html>, i.e. the 
> replacement of the entity resolver with Norman Walsh's resolver. Has 
> anybody done this yet and would be willing to share it?
> 
> Thank you very much for any help
>     Bernd
> 
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