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   Re: [xml-dev] Validating against the correct root element usinglibrary s

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Fraser Crichton writes:

> Hi,
> I've a question regarding the best practice approach to validating an
> XML document based on a schema which incorporates and OASIS schema
> library.
> If I use a Schema library which has adopted a Salami Slice/Garden of
> Eden pattern, where a number of global elements have been declared,
> then a number of different XML fragments can (in theory) be valid.
> My question is how can I ensure that my incoming XML message has the
> correct root element and is not simply a valid fragment?

XSV [1] provides, via its command-line interface, the ability to
specify the name the document element is required to have.


[1] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/xsv-status.html
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