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Re: SAX2 ... missing features?
- From: David Brownell <email@example.com>
- To: Michael Brennan <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
- Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 17:27:53 -0700
Ah, well lots of us are quite happy with things that are simpler
than W3C's schemas, but we don't need to start that again!
I must say I'm perplexed by folk who are happy using proprietary
libraries (binary), but won't use "GPL-with-library-exception".
GPL has fewer restrictions: never a viral NDA to worry about,
never any contamination of your apps just from using the library.
So far as I know, no vendor other than Microsoft has found any
problem using, for example, the GNU C library with proprietary
closed-source applications. Every vendor shipping apps on
Linux does exactly that. IBM and Oracle are just some of the
better known names; neither has gives away their core IP when
they link against GNU Libc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Brennan" <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
To: "'David Brownell'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 5:12 PM
Subject: RE: SAX2 ... missing features?
> Thanks for the link. I probably didn't pay too much attention because I
> never used DTDs too much; I held out for schemas (I wanted the data types,
> and better modularization and extensibility support). Also, in most of my
> work, I'm not able to use GPL software (though most other open source
> licenses are fine).
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Brownell [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 4:51 PM
> > To: Michael Brennan
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: SAX2 ... missing features?
> > > Of course, it would be even
> > > better to see validators implemented as SAX filters, so the
> > > programmer can
> > > exercise more control. The only one I've seen implemented
> > > this way is James
> > > Clark's RELAX NG validator, though I haven't attempted an
> > > exhaustive survey.
> > What, you mean you missed the original?
> > http://xmlconf.sourceforge.net/java/apidoc/gnu/xml/pipeline/ValidationConsumer.html
> > Does standard DTD validation.
> > I should look at that RelaxNG validator; the previous validator (from
> > that family) which I saw used XSLT.
> > - Dave