[jdom-interest] validate document without DOCTYPE declaration

Per Norrman per.norrman at austers.se
Wed Jan 5 14:28:10 PST 2005

John C Cartwright wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm trying to find a way to validate a document that does not include the DOCTYPE 
> declaration.  The URL for the DTD is known at runtime, but is not imbeded in the XML 
> document.
> Can anyone tell me a way to do this?


I think perhaps the easiest way is to manipulate the source document in
some way. Either through a merge operation on the filesystem level, or using
a custom InputStream that when necessary inserts the doctype declaration.


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