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Re: Workflow - on the wiki

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:02:47 +0100
Message-ID: <4F64DFD7.3010408@kosek.cz>
To: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>
CC: Arved Sandstrom <asandstrom2@eastlink.ca>, public-ppl@w3.org
On 17.3.2012 8:11, Dave Pawson wrote:

>> On the validation front, I suspect RenderX has done more work on this
>> than anyone. Refresh my memory: how useful were their validation
>> products? I guess what I'm saying is, why start from scratch?
> Hard sums Arved. AFAIK the guy from RenderX who did the Java
> validator isn't there any more?

AFAIK validator in XEP is XSLT based, see com/renderx/xep/folint.xsl in
your xep.jar.

RenderX also created pretty good RELAX NG schema.

All of this is available on-line at:


>    We can ask, but I'm not hopeful of RenderX open sourcing their
> Clearly Antenna House have one too.

Given that I think that there is a high chance that they will be willing
to release this using friendly license.

> One point. Tony recorded the strength of feeling in Prague for a validator.

Actually creating better RELAX NG bases schema was my long term low
priority action item since times Sharon was chairing WG.


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