Saxon/.NET 10: DocumentBuilder.DtdValidation option has no effect if JAXP parser is used
Using the Saxon.Api.DocumentBuilder, the option
DocumentBuilder.DtdValidation has no effect if JAXP parser is used - the document is parsed without validation.
Updated by Michael Kay 7 months ago
The problem is actually in the Java code of
ParseOptions.merge(). This code attempts to combine two sets of parser options (for example those set in the configuration file and those set on the document builder) by taking non-default values in preference to default values. However, for the ParserFeatures field, we're simply taking the union of the two sets of ParserFeatures, which in this case includes both
http://xml.org/sax/features/validation=true so the result is arbitrary.
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