Xerces-C gets XML Schema support
09:50, 27 Jun 2001 UTC | Edd Dumbill

The C-based XML parser from the Apache XML Project, Xerces-C, has gained support for a subset of W3C XML Schema in its 1.5.0 release.

The supported subset includes:

  • Atomic simple types, choice and sequence complex types
  • substitution groups
  • Types string, boolean, decimal, hexbinary, base64binary, integer
  • xsi:nil, xsi:schemaLocation, xsi:noNamespaceLocation

Experimental support (subject to change) is included for complex type deriation, element and attribute reuse with "ref", include and import support.

Other new features in this release include:

  • Mac OS X command line configuration and build support
  • Enabled libWWW NetAccessor support under UNIX.
  • Enabled COMPAQ Tru64 UNIX machines to build xerces-c with gcc, updated support for SCO UnixWare 7 (gcc)
  • Experimental IDOM
  • Support for ICU 1.8
  • Documentation in PDF format
  • Plus many Bug fixes and performance improvement

Xerces-C can be downloaded from xml.apache.org.

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