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   Re: [xml-dev] [Xerces-J] DOM and Schema information

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Charles Francoise wrote:
> I'd like to obtain some schema information on the nodes though, in
> particular, I'd like to know what type they are declared to be in the
> schema.

I had this problem too (though working in Perl), as documented a month or
so ago on this list.

All of the schema-aware tools I could find perform validation, but don't
really give good access to schema information from the document nodes.

What I ended up doing is parsing the schema documents into DOM objects,
harvesting the type declarations, their hierarchy, and their context, and
then using that as I went through the document.  I'm only using a subset
of schema, so this wasn't too hard, but a similar approach might work for

Christopher R. Maden, Principal Consultant, crism consulting
<URL: http://crism.maden.org/consulting/ >
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