xml changed file validation
tbullock at nd.edu
Sat Jul 24 08:30:52 EDT 2010
Documentation instructions require that xml module changes be validated
before building a patch.
Reading the README file for
http://svn.gnucash.org/repo/gnucash-docs/trunk/ I see that "GnuCash-docs
is written using docbook-xml, using xml (not sgml).
In that file 'xmlto' is mentioned for the purpose of converting to other
formats (such as to PDF or HTML files). But no mention of XML validation.
In the wiki for translating the GnuCash Guide & Help files there is the
instruction to that "xml file has no syntax errors" and it indicates
using the command: "xmllint --valid --noout gnucash-guide.xml"
This instruction assumes the reader knows the context of that command
and how it is setup and works. When I google 'xmllint' I get lots of
references. Since I want to validate just my changes, I should replace
'gnucash-guide.xml' with the name of my changed module, correct? I
don't need to validate what I am not changing, correct?
I have also been looking at what google returns when searching for Open
Source XML validators. Has anyone any experience with this free editor?:
Thanks for any and all responses.
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