xmerl - Line Numbers ?? whitespace_was_expected

Bertil Karlsson <>
Fri Feb 17 12:17:34 CET 2006


Next version os xmerl, which is coming soon, has better accuracy in 
telling where the error occured. One thing xmerl failed on earlier was 
expansion of parameter entities.

/Bertil


Sanjaya Vitharana wrote:

> Hi ...!!!
>  
> vxml_test.vxml
>  
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <vxml xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/vxml" version="2.1">
>  
> </vxml>
> ----------------------------------------
> Just try to parse the above vxml_test.vxml (3 line), with vxml.dtd 
> from http://www.w3.org/TR/voicexml21/vxml.dtd  as 
> xmerl_scan:file("vxml_test.vxml",[{validation,true},{doctype_DTD, 
> "vxml.dtd"}]).
>  
> Question:
> 1.) {error,{whitespace_was_expected}} - what means this ??? I can't 
> see anythig wrong in line 109 as shown by the xmerl_scan. Also can be 
> there any errors after W3C pepole publised it ?
>  
> 2.) But with commenting "<!ATTLIST choice" (Line 119-126) error was 
> moved to the {line,165}. That means something wrong/unsupported within 
> the above lines. Can anyone explane this ???
>  
> 3.) Also I think the Line numbers shown incorrectly???
>
> Below the complete error I have got
>  
> 67> xmerl_scan:file("vxml_test.vxml",[{validation,true},{doctype_DTD, 
> "vxml.dtd"}]). 
> 3690- fatal: {error,{whitespace_was_expected}}
> ** exited: {fatal,{{error,{whitespace_was_expected}},
>                    {file,"./vxml.dtd"},
>                    {line,109},
>                    {col,30}}} **
> 68>
>  
>  
> Thanks in advance
>  
> Sanjaya Vitharana




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