Here is what I use for high volume XML data management:-
1) "Database" -- Windows NT 4.0 Filesystem. Long filenames used containing
2) Editing -- Gnu Emacs
3) Change Control -- GNU RCS
4) Quick non-validating parser - James Clarks Expat (C)
5) Validating Parser -- IBM's XML4J (Java)
4) Batch processing -- Python with the XML package
5) "Projects" -- XML files that reference other XML files.
At 01:08 AM 3/1/99 -0600, you wrote:
>THere seem to be some very high-end programs which manage a group or large
>volume of XML instances. What I'm interested to find is something which
>in a very simple manner, assures that the files images or other media
>referenced by xml instances of a given dtd in--say one directory--are all
>present (leaving well-formedness/validity to a sep. testing routine). In
>other words, something like the traditional html "site-mapper" utility,
>but bare-bones-style, for simple sweeping checks of directories which read
>links and image/media calls within just one directory.
>John Robert Gardner
>Obermann Center & The Graduate College
> for Advanced Studies
> The University of Iowa
>"It is ludicrous to consider language as anything
> other than that of which it is the transformation"
> - So'ham asmi