LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for XML-L Archives


XML-L Archives

XML-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave XML-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Re: Downloading and validating a DTD.
From: Reg Anderson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:General discussion of Extensible Markup Language <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 11 May 2000 11:40:41 -0700
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (66 lines)


Thanks Frank.

Reg.

----- Original Message -----
From: Frank Boumphrey <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2000 11:51 AM
Subject: Re: Downloading and validating a DTD.


> > (1)... If I was developing an XML validating parser do I need to code
the
> > functionality that will go to the web site (above), download the
> > someXML .dtd file and then use it to validate the message?
>
> If you claim to be a validating parser, you must be able to validate
against
> a DTD.  However nowhere is there anything that says you have to be able to
> traverse the internet to find the DTD!
>
> > (2)... If (1) do you know of a technical source that may give me a hint
on
> > how to do this in C++?
>
> if you are using microsoft technology use their ActiveX control
(MSXML.dll,
> comes with IE5)
>
> If not IBM alpha works has a nice validating parser in C with full source
> code.
>
> HTH
>
> Frank
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Reg Anderson <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2000 2:22 PM
> Subject: Downloading and validating a DTD.
>
>
> > I was wondering if someone could answer a couple of questions for me.
I've
> > downloaded some XML test files. I noticed the
> > following line appearing in the each of the test files:
> >
> > <!DOCTYPE cXML SYSTEM "http://some.one.com/someXML.dtd">
> >
> > I know this is the DTD that a validating XML parser would use to
> > validate an incoming someXML message.
> >
> > My questions are:
> >
> > (1)... If I was developing an XML validating parser do I need to code
the
> > functionality that will go to the web site (above), download the
> > someXML .dtd file and then use it to validate the message?
> >
> > (2)... If (1) do you know of a technical source that may give me a hint
on
> > how to do this in C++?
> >
> > Thanks in advance for any help.
>

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main XML-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.HEANET.IE

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager