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From Paul Libbrecht <p...@activemath.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT]: Xerces-J 2.1.0 is now available
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2002 21:10:53 GMT
That looks good,

Does this fix the dreaded Schema-validation-
can't-validate-schema-schema ? So that we finally get a complete 
open-source schema validator.

Thanks.

Paul


On Mercredi, août 28, 2002, at 10:47 , neilg@ca.ibm.com wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> The Xerces-J team is pleased to announce the availability
> of Xerces-J 2.1.0.  While there have been some relatively minor changes
> to the Xerces Native Interface (as documented below), this release
> has focused primarily on filling out gaps in function--such as in the
> experimental DOM level 3 support--and on bug and performance fixes.
>
> The release can be downloaded from http://xml.apache.org/dists/xerces-j.
>
> The detailed list of changes between this and the prior Xerces-J release
> are as follows:
>
> - Added xni.XMLDocumentHandler.setDocumentSource/getDocumentSource
>     and XMLDocumentSource.getDocumentHandler methods to allow to
>     modify Xerces pipeline dynamically.
> - when the new DOM document is used, element/attribute nodes can be
>     casted to Element/AttributePSVI interfaces to retrieve PSVI
>     properties.
> - Provide access to PSVI via SAX using
>     org.apache.xerces.impl.xs.psvi.PSVIProvider interface.
> - Provided a way to convert preparsed schema grammars to XSModels.
> - Message localization changes.
> - Send all element PSVI properties on endElement calls, so that the
>     application doesn't need to stack them when startElement is called.
> - Made it possible to build a Schema Datatype jar file. Now it can be
>     used as a standalone data type library.
> - avoid using exceptions to determine whether an array needs to be 
> resized.
> - avoid adding the commonly used XML symbols to the symbol table again 
> and again.
> - improve scanning speed by skipping end tag names and using proper
>     input buffer size.
> - Applied fixes to Xerces's regular expression support to address a
>     number of bugs reported by users.
> - Provide implementation for DOM Level 3 DOMBuilderFilter and 
> DOMWriterFilter.
> - Applied fixes to JAXP, SAX and internal object factory code so that
>     it behaves correctly in environments where AccessControllers are 
> being used.
>     These fixes make it no longer possible to compile Xerces under JDK 
> 1.1.8.
> - Reorganize the code again to allow to build Xerces with DOM Level 3
>     support by modifying the build.xml to replace import statements
>     in the source code.
> - Changed various parts of Xerces's implementation so that it is now
>     statically immutable.
> - Reorganized identity constraint support to improve both conformance
>     and performance.
> - General bug fixes.
>
> Enjoy!
> Neil
> Neil Graham
> XML Parser Development
> IBM Toronto Lab
> Phone:  905-413-3519, T/L 969-3519
> E-mail:  neilg@ca.ibm.com
>
>
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