nALFS2 development

Jamie Bennett jamie at linuxuk.org
Mon Aug 9 12:59:07 PDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 20:46, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> 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 :)

There are that few of us on here that all votes count ;)

I though it would replace it which also means that we only have to
update one document rather than two, another plus in my book.

> Matt.

	-- Jamie
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