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From "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanj...@watson.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 19:11:50 GMT
I apologize for not commenting on this earlier. I know eclipse
(www.eclipse.org) also has an open-source schema model/API.
That was used in the latest version of JROM ..

It seems to me that it would make sense for someone to check the
eclipse API before taking on the task of maintaining such a
beast as part of Axis.

However, its all about volunteers. If there's no one volunteering
for it (and no I'm not either) then I'm +1 to Q1 and Q2 below.
If Vidyanand is willing to check out eclipse's API and determine
whether it makes sense to do something different/new for Axis then
that'd be the best scenario.

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Davanum Srinivas" <dims@yahoo.com>
To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: XML Schema support for Axis (Contrib from Infravio)


> Folks,
>
> PLEASE VOTE....If you have NO opinion, Please VOTE +0 or -0
> (http://apr.apache.org/guidelines.html)
>
> Thanks,
> dims
>
> --- Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Given that a lot of bugs currently in Bugzilla is related to
WSDL2Java/Java2WSDL/Schema's....I'd
> > like to accept this contribution and nominate Vidyanand Murunikkara from
infravio for committer
> > status so he can work on upgrading schema support in Axis.
> >
> > 1. Accept this contribution [+1]
> > 2. Vidyanand as committer   [+1]
> >
> > Thanks,
> > dims
> >
> > --- Vidyanand Murunikkara <Vidyanand@infravio.com> wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > Infravio would like to become actively involved with the Apache Axis
> > > project by providing an XML Schema Parser module.  This set of classes
> > > enables developers to introspect XML Schemas by creating an object
model
> > > representation of them in the Java code.  The classes also provide the
> > > functionality of creating an XMLSchema on the fly and writing it to a
> > > stream/writer. This is modeled after the System.Xml.Schema namespace
in
> > > Microsoft .NET, and has equivalent functionality for Java.
> > >
> > > In particular, the XML Schema parser module could:
> > >
> > > - Simplify client code generation for Axis based on WSDLs with complex
> > > types
> > > - With the ability to create XML Schemas on the fly creation of
> > > wsdl:types from Java code will be made easier. The code can create the
> > > XML Schema hierarchy and not worry about the DOM API.
> > > - Enable manipulation of XML Schema objects in Java code
> > >
> > > The XML Schema parser module has been run against the NIST test suite
> > > (http://xw2k.sdct.itl.nist.gov/xml/page4.html)and was able to parse
all
> > > the XSDs in NIST's zip file.  Also, a Test.java is included that uses
> > > XMLUnit - http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlunit/) to serialize the
> > > schema information into an XSD file and to verify the input XSD
> > > different from the output XSD.  Again NIST's test suite was used and
the
> > > results were valid.
> > >
> > > We are very enthusiastic about getting involved in the Axis project,
and
> > > look forward to working with you all.  We would also like to thank
> > > Davanum Srinivas for helping us to understand what it takes to get
> > > involved.
> > >
> > > The attached XmlSchema-src.zip file contains the source and build.xml.
> > >
> > > In the zip you will find a build.xml file which has the following
> > > targets
> > >
> > > 1. compile - for compiling to build\classes
> > > 2. jar - creates xmlschema.jar in build\lib
> > > 3. javadoc - creates the javadoc in build\apidoc
> > > 4. clean - cleans up the build dir
> > > 5. dist - creates a binary distribution (XmlSchema.zip) in
> > > build\dist
> > > 6. srcdist - creates a source distribution(XmlSchema-src.zip) in
> > > build\dist
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Vidyanand
> > > Infravio Inc.
> > >
> > >  <<Test.java>>
> > >
> > >  <<XmlSchema-src.zip>>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > > ATTACHMENT part 2 application/octet-stream name=Test.java
> >
> >
> > > ATTACHMENT part 3 application/x-zip-compressed name=XmlSchema-src.zip
> >
> >
> >
> > =====
> > Davanum Srinivas - http://xml.apache.org/~dims/
> >
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