XML Validation in Python using XSV

bmichel at gmail.com bmichel at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 16:42:45 CET 2006


This works for me.
You were very helpful, thank you!

Michel

Stefan Behnel wrote:
> bmichel at gmail.com wrote:
> > Stefan Behnel wrote:
> >>> bmichel at gmail.com wrote:
> >>> Stefan Behnel wrote:
> >>>> BTW: any reason you need to use XSV? There are some other libraries out there
> >>>> that can validate XML based on XML Schema and RelaxNG, e.g. lxml. They are
> >>>> much more powerful than XSV.
> >>> No particular reason for XSV
> >>> I just want to validate XML files against an XML schema through Python.
> >>> If you can suggest any other package for debian, I'll be glad to try
> >>> it.
> >> Well, as I said:
> >>
> >> http://packages.debian.org/unstable/python/python-lxml
> >> http://codespeak.net/lxml/
> >>
> >> Just try "apg-get install python-lxml".
> >
> > I've read a bit about lxml, didn't found anything related to validating
> > XML schema...
> >
> > Maybe you can give more details on how to install lxml and use it in
> > Python to validate XML files against an XML Schema
> > I'm going to ask the server administrator to install lxml, so I can't
> > play around a lot with the system trying stuff.
> >
> > It would be nice if you can tell me:
> > - What files to download, where to download them from
> > - How to install it and configure it
> > - How to import the functions in Python
>
> Being able to read can simplify a lot of things these days.
>
> See above to find out how to install lxml on Debian. See the page mentioned
> above to find out how to use lxml. I mean this page:
>
> http://codespeak.net/lxml/
>
> in particular this section:
>
> http://codespeak.net/lxml/#documentation
>
> or simply search that page for things like "XML Schema" or "API documentation".
> 
> Hope that gets you on the right track,
> Stefan




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