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Generic XML parsing

MilindN NSalvi

Joined: Apr 22, 2003
Posts: 2
Is there a parser which can parse xml independent of dtd and xml schema structure. I mean eventhough I change xml schema (or dtd), I do not have to modify code for parsing the associated xml file.
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
The DOM and SAX APIs for XML parsing (part of J2SE 1.4) are not dependent on the existence of a DTD or XSD. In fact, I can't name a single parser that does require the document to be "validatable".
Or did I misunderstood your question?

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I agree. Here's the link:
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