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Re: Relaxed - new HTML validation service based on RELAX NG + Schematron

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 09:35:39 +0900
Message-Id: <ec719a1a8448b8298d4ff8c15a45b3c8@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>

Hello Jirka. Thanks for introducing relaxed.

It had been on my radar for a while, and even though, as others have 
mentioned, I don't really think it should be marketed as an HTML 
validator, it's a very interesting project.

On Aug 22, 2005, at 22:04, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> I would like also know whether authors of W3C validator plan to extend 
> their service with RELAX NG support in the future. There seems to be 
> more and more W3C spec released with RELAX NG schema available and 
> DTDs are known to be quite limited in many areas.

As Nick mentioned earlier, this is not on the validator team's roadmap 
in the very short term, but rng based validation is definitely 
something being looked at, for instance for SVG 1.2.

One question is, how will the existing validator's architecture (perl 
based) be interfaced with relaxng tools? The latter are overwhelmingly 
java based. Soap has been mentioned as a solution, but I have not seen 
anything concrete done in this area yet. It could be a tremendously 
useful project for the future of validation tools at W3C.

Thank you.
Received on Friday, 26 August 2005 00:35:51 UTC

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