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Re: XML Schema parser

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 09 Feb 2001 16:17:51 +0000
To: Margaret Knight <Margaret.Knight@veritas.com>
Cc: "'Morris Matsa'" <mmatsa@us.ibm.com>, "'Frank Zhou'" <fchou99@yahoo.com>, "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bsnln4yq8.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Margaret Knight <Margaret.Knight@veritas.com> writes:

> I'm still learning just how to use all this new vocabulary.  Forgive me for
> my blunders.

Not to worry.

> I understand that Schema's are valid XML.  The thing that I want to
> be able to do is to validate incoming XML files against an existing
> Schema programmatically.

Sorry I wasn't clear -- the processing I described (see below for
reprise) _is_ on the incoming XML file (as well as the schema
document(s) involved, if any).

Margaret Knight <Margaret.Knight@veritas.com> writes:

> I'm not sure I understand -- an XML Schema-aware processor parses XML 1.0
> documents using an XML Schema.  As part of that parsing, it
> necessarily uses a basic XML parser.  Of the available XML Schema
                                    ^
                            to parse the incoming document
> parsers, I know that XSV uses a fully-compliant XML 1.0 validating
> parser (namely rxp) as its first stage.  I presume Oracle's XML Schema 
> parser uses their validating parser, but I'm not sure.

ht
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