XML, xmlproc, MathML and validation

Will Stuyvesant hwlgw at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 12 00:24:58 CEST 2003

> [Alan Kennedy <alanmk at hotmail.com>]
>                                                    ...For example, the
> public identifier "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1 plus MathML 2.0//EN" could be
> mapped to a local file.

An example how to do that would be very welcome!

> So you should be able to map DTD identifiers to your local system for
> the times when a remote DTD is not available. More info from here
> http://www.garshol.priv.no/download/software/xmlproc/catalog-doco.html

Okay, then I will try to find the example there.

> Have you supplied a value for the "xml:space" attribute anywhere in
> your document?

No of course not: as you can see from my stupid questions I am a total
XML newbie :-)

> If no: I'm not familiar enough with the MathML DTD to know if it has
> special requirements for whitespace processing.
> Looking at your error message, and the DTD, might it be that you have
> used a value other than "xml:space='preserve'" on a <pre> section?
> Just a guess.

So what you are saying points to the MathML DTD having peculiar
whitespace handling?  Would not be the first example of a weird
Thank you.

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