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RE: XML Schema 2/25/00 WD Validator

From: Eric Rehm <rehm@singingfish.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 16:22:54 -0800
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: <xml-dev@xml.org>, <www-xml-schema-comments@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <NABBKIOLBMIGNJNIFNOMOEMMGCAA.rehm@singingfish.com>
Oracle has a validating XML Schema parser that "supports 
much of" the 25-Feb-2000 WD.   It doesn't validate my
Schema without an instance...but it's a start.

From XML-L:

> Date:         Fri, 17 Mar 2000 17:17:04 -0800
> Reply-To:     mscardin@us.oracle.com
> Sender:       General discussion of Extensible Markup Language
>               <XML-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE>
> From:         Mark Scardina <mscardin@US.ORACLE.COM>
> Subject:      ANN: Oracle XML Schema Parser Available
> Version 0.9.0.0 of the XML Schema Processor for Java is now 
> available on The Oracle Technology Network at
> http://technet.oracle.com/tech/xml/.
> 
> This first release of the XML Schema Processor is a companion component
> to the XML Parser for Java that allows support to simple and complex 
> datatypes into XML applications with Oracle8i. Since these 
> components are implemented in Java, they can run "out 
> of the box" in the Oracle8i JServer Java VM or in
> any standalone Java 1.1 or greater VM. The Schema Processor 
> supports much of the XML Schema Working Draft, with the goal being 
> that it be 100% fully conformant when XML Schema becomes a 
> W3C Recommendation.
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henry S. Thompson [mailto:ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk]
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2000 12:41 AM
> To: Eric Rehm
> Cc: xml-dev@xml.org; www-xml-schema-comments@w3c.org
> Subject: Re: XML Schema 2/25/00 WD Validator
> 
> 
> "Eric Rehm" <rehm@singingfish.com> writes:
> 
> > Is there any tool that will validate an XML schema against the W3C 
> > XML Schema 2/25/00 Working Draft?  I mostly want to know if I'm 
> > writing a valid schema.   
> > 
> > (I don't think validating against just the XML Schema DTDs gets 
> > complete validation, right?)
> 
> That's correct.  There are no 2000-02-25-compliant validators out
> there that I'm aware of.  Various partial implementations are
> available (Xerces, Extensibility) and various are in the works.  We
> have a pre-alpha under construction here which we hope to release
> through the W3C Real Soon Now.  There's a small matter of getting the
> WD 'finished' that keeps getting in my way :-)
> 
> ht
> -- 

/eric rehm
singingfish.com
seattle, wa
206.691.0565 x3013
Received on Tuesday, 21 March 2000 19:23:29 GMT

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