Fwd: Re: Document version not set with jhalfs-20081011

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 28 10:34:31 PDT 2008


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> George Boudreau wrote:
>> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>>> Forwarding to lfs-dev...I'm currently unable to commit to SVN (my own
>>> network setup here).  I'd guess we either need to revert back to the '-' or
>>> change it to '–' (note the additional ';').
>>>
>>> George, how does 'xmllint' puke?  It'd be nice if the LFS Book's validation
>>> Makefile target could catch this.
>>>
>> xmllint prologue bookinfo.xml produces the following.
>>
>> Entity: line 1: parser error : Entity 'ndash' not defined
>>
>> 1999–2008
> 
> This looks like a problem with xmllint or it's invocation.  Why doesn't it know 
> about entities?  This change was made in revision 4648 on 02/19/05.  Why is is 
> coming up now?
> 
> I'd perver to keep the entity.

  After dusting off my xml. Predefined entities in xml "quot, amp, apos, 
lt, gt". The hyphen '-' or 'endash' is not a defined in XML but is 
defined for XHTML.  You must either add <!ENTITY ndash "-"> in 
general.ent or just use a hypen in the copyright date span.  Either way 
I am happy.

   George.
> 
>    -- Bruce




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