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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: XML validation
Date Sat, 02 Nov 2002 11:07:24 GMT
On Sat, Nov 02, 2002 at 09:39:10PM +1100, David Crossley wrote:
> Jeff Turner wrote:
> > David Crossley wrote:
> > Definitely.  Switching on validation is likely to highlight the drawbacks
> > of using DTDs.  For instance, I found that half my docs don't validate
> > because I'm using XInclude <xi:include> tags.  I'm highly in favour of
> > adding RNG schema tests, since we can do much stricter validation.
> I commenced the RELAX NG validation stuff. For starters
> it is doing skinconf.xml

Good stuff..  I'll write a tabs.xml validator too, since I had to loosen
the DTD contract to support @href.

> I am not sure where to put it in the build. At the moment
> it is in target "init-props". Later we will probably want to
> validate other things, so somewhere different may be better.

'validate' target perhaps? :)

> Also i was not sure whether to put the Jing jar into lib/optional or
> lib/core, so i opted for the latter.

I think lib/optional was a Centipede requirement.. I'll remove the
placeholder file.


> Anyway it works.
> --David

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