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Editors' Newswire for 7 June, 2002
23:59, 7 Jun 2002 UTC | XMLhack Editors

A collected summary of items that ran on the xmlhack newswire on 7 June, 2002.

PEAR::XML_XPath 1.1 beta
from Michael Smith at 08:51, 7 Jun
PHP class designed to enable easy manipulation, maneuvering, and querying of a domxml tree using both XPath queries and DOM walk functions.

Validation and boolean operations for attribute-element constraints
from Eric van der Vlist at 07:41, 7 Jun
Murata Makoto and Haruo Hosaya have published a paper (Postscript) describing a validation algorithm which should be faster than the derivative approach proposed by James Clark.

jfor 0.6.0
from Michael Smith at 07:38, 7 Jun
Changes include layout improvements, a new non-standard XSL-FO extension for specifying an RTF template, addition of Cocoon 2 navigation, test docs, bug fixes (jfor is a Java-based XSL-FO to PDF converter)

Gnosis Utils 1.02
from Michael Smith at 07:28, 7 Jun
New gnosis.xml.validity module -- classes for creating a Python object constrained by XML validity rules (DTD or Schema) -- inspired by the Haskell HaXml module (Gnosis Utils are a set of tools for marshalling Python objects to/from XML, and creating XPath indices of XML documents)

Simplified DocBook 1.0CR1
from Michael Smith at 07:15, 7 Jun
This release fixes several DocBook incompatibilities.

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