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Re: [xml-dev] Updating XML

On Mon, 12 Nov 2001 14:15:10 +0000
benp@marketing.net.uk wrote:

> Hi
> I was wondering if there was such a thing as an 'XML Update Specification'.
> That is, a standard way of describing a set of modifications to an XML
> document, possibly as an XML document itself.

You should take a look at http://www.xmldb.org/xupdate . XUpdate
defines a set of XML tags for updating XML documents. XUpdate is used
in several OpenSource projects: dbXML, ozone, 4Suite (?), XMLdiff ...

Kindest regards,

> Thinking about it, an XSL stylesheet with the identity transformation and
> templates matching the required modifications would be adequate, but has
> anyone heard of anything more explicit for this purpose?  I'm thinking in
> particular of issuing updates to remote documents using an HTTP POST.

Lars Martin                             mailto:Lars.Martin@smb-tec.com
SMB GmbH                                        http://www.smb-tec.com