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[xml-dev] Re: MSV and Xerces

> How dependent on Xerces is MSV?  
> Does MSV just use Xerces for the XML parser and SAX2 bits?  
> Could I switch to JAXP if I wanted too?

MSV uses Xerces as a JAXP compliant parser to parse schemas. So
virtually any XML parser will work.

MSV also uses the regular expression library developed by Apache
Software Foundation. This library is also included in xerces.jar.
Therefore Xerces is currently bundled in MSV.

The command line tool supports "-crimson" switch and "-oracleV2" switch.
You can use these options if you want to test MSV with them.

Or you can place any JAXP compliant parser in the classpath, so that
SAXParserFactory.newInstance() method can find it.

Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI                          +1 650 786 0721
Sun Microsystems                   kohsuke.kawaguchi@sun.com