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How to validate an XML file against its DTD?

by iza (Monk)
on Oct 19, 2001 at 17:41 UTC ( #119980=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by iza on Oct 19, 2001 at 17:41 UTC
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I have an XML file and its DTD file. What module can I use to parse the XML and validate it against the DTD?

Answer: How to validate an XML file against its DTD?
contributed by davorg

See XML::Checker.

Answer: How to validate an XML file against its DTD?
contributed by Corion

There is a pure XSL(T) answer: the Schematron. It's an XSLT stylesheet; you run it on the DTD, and this produces a second stylesheet, which is a validator for the DTD. You run that on your XML to validate it.

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