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Re: Validating against the correct root element usinglibrary s

  • To: Fraser Crichton <fraser.crichton@s...>
  • Subject: Re: Validating against the correct root element usinglibrary schemas
  • From: ht@i... (Henry S. Thompson)
  • Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 14:54:07 +0100
  • Cc: xml-dev@l...
  • In-reply-to: <428BA965.2030400@s...> (Fraser Crichton'smessage of "Thu, 19 May 2005 08:45:25 +1200")
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Re:  Validating against the correct root element usinglibrary s
Fraser Crichton writes:

> Hi,
> I've a question regarding the best practice approach to validating an
> XML document based on a schema which incorporates and OASIS schema
> library.
> If I use a Schema library which has adopted a Salami Slice/Garden of
> Eden pattern, where a number of global elements have been declared,
> then a number of different XML fragments can (in theory) be valid.
> My question is how can I ensure that my incoming XML message has the
> correct root element and is not simply a valid fragment?

XSV [1] provides, via its command-line interface, the ability to
specify the name the document element is required to have.


[1] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/xsv-status.html
 Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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