nALFS2 development

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 9 12:46:21 PDT 2004


On Mon, 09 Aug 2004 20:40:19 +0100
Jamie Bennett <jamie at linuxuk.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 21:59, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > On Sat, 07 Aug 2004 07:36:17 -0700
> > "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> > > 
> > > Since xmllint can do Relax-NG validation
> > 
> > Well, it _tries_ to do it :)  Support appears to be getting better,
> > but nALFS2 may end up being a fairly decent testcase for it - don't
> > be surprised if you find "quirky" behaviour with it :)
> 
> Ok, so nALFS2 should support Relax-NG aswell. Would this be used
> instead of a DTD or to compliment it?

I'd vote for "instead of" rather than "compliment" - they both do the
same thing (i.e. allow you to describe the structure of an XML
document), although Relax-NG arguably does a lot better job of it.  Not
that my vote counts on this list or anything :)

Matt.



More information about the alfs-discuss mailing list