John is correct.  Also, are you using the saxon namespace at all in your stylesheet?  This could present problems because browsers may not support it.


On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:10 AM, John Harrison <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
It looks like it's actually complaining about the doctype-public
attribute, not the version="1.1".
This should be on the xsl:output element not xsl:stylesheet.


On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 15:00 +0100, Anna Kresmer wrote:
> Thank you so much to all who replied. I have made the suggested changes
> and the code at the beginning of the ead file now looks like this:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="no"?>
> <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl"
> href=""?>
> <!DOCTYPE ead PUBLIC "+//ISBN 1-931666-00-8//DTD ead.dtd (Encoded Archival
> Description (EAD) Version 2002)//EN" "">
> However, we have now run into a new problem. The trasnformation process is
> failing to convert the finding aid to HTML. It appears that the xsl
> stylesheet I am using is causing the problem this time. According to
> Oxygen Editor, the problematic code is this:
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl=""
> xmlns:saxon="" extension-element-prefixes="saxon"
> doctype-public="-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" version="1.1">
> Specifically, it does not like the version-"1.1". The error report states
> that:
> Engine name: Saxon-PE
> Severity: fatal
> Description: Attribute @doctype-public is not allowed on element
> <xsl:stylesheet>
> I had initially simply placed a space between the period and the second
> one (which made no sense to me, but it made the error go away in Oxygen).
> However, with or without this extra space, it won't complete the
> transformation scenario for me or IT on our web server.
> Does anyone know how I can fix this error? I can not seem to wrap my brain
> around it. Thank you for all the advice and support you have already
> given. I truly appreciate having this wonderful professional community to
> call upon.
> Thanks,
> Anna Kresmer
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