seeking a validator

Simon St.Laurent simonstl at
Wed Oct 6 03:36:13 BST 1999

A reader asked me if I knew of any software that would let you take an
arbitrary SAX stream or DOM tree and validate it against a DTD (heck,
multiple DTDs) of the application's choosing, without relying on the
DOCTYPE declaration.

Please note that this is not simply a validating parser - it requires
letting the application choose the DTD, probably after the document has
gone through a non-validating parser.

Anything out there?  I haven't seen it for DTDs.

Simon St.Laurent
XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
Building XML Applications
Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical
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