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RE: Question on XSD validator


libxml2 xsd
I know that XSV has a simple command line interface.

I'm not aware of a similar interface in Xerces but I may have missed
something.

I don't know libxml2.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Saha Rabindra N [mailto:saha.rn@m...] 
> Sent: 18 May 2005 19:02
> To: Michael Kay; xml-dev@l...
> Subject: 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/
> 
> 
> 
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