RE: Question on XSD validator
Thanks Michael for your such a quick response. I believe all that you mentioned Xerces, MSXML, XSV are xml library only. In that line do you know whether libxml2-2.6.17 library for Unix has the same feature or not. Also, my understanding is that if I use some library like the above then I need to write my own program to validate an XML document. Whereas if I use products like Saxon or Stylus studio or XML Spy then it is just easy and one click solution. Please correct me, Regards, RNS -----Original Message----- From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@s...] Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 1:20 PM To: Saha Rabindra N; xml-dev@l... Subject: RE: Question on XSD validator > Can somebody please tell me how to validate an XML document > with a given XSD ? > Is the XSD validator part of an XML library [like Xerces, > libxml2 etc] itself or there exist some separate library to > validate an XML document using XSD ? There are a number of tools including Xerces, MSXML, XSV. The way you do validation depends on the tool that you are using. If you install the schema-aware version of Saxon, you can use the command line: java com.saxonica.Validate source.xml schema.xsd I find that the easiest way to do ad-hoc validation (i.e., not integrated into an application) is to use a tool such as Stylus Studio. One of the nice things is that Stylus allows you to validate using a range of different processors - if your document is invalid, it can be helpful to get the error messages from more than one processor. By contrast, XML Spy uses its own schema processor, which is not always 100% conformant with the spec. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ ----------------------------------------------------------------- The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription manager: <http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/index.php> The information contained in this e-mail may be confidential and is intended solely for the use of the named addressee. Access, copying or re-use of the e-mail or any information contained therein by any other person is not authorized. If you are not the intended recipient please notify us immediately by returning the e-mail to the originator.(16b)
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