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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: <schemavalidate>
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2005 11:38:30 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Steve Loughran <> wrote:
>>Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>>>Still, GNU JAXP is a nice alternative to try so we can be sure we
>>>don't write a Xerces-J only task.
>>yes, it would be good.
> I've just committed a test-ant-no-xerces project definition to Gump.
> Starting with the next Gump run (Kaffe starting in less than an hour)
> we'll have a project that is identical to test-ant but doesn't include
> any reference to Xerces or Xalan.  So it runs against whatever
> parser/transformer is part of the VM.
> All builds should be interesting with this since "normal" Gump will be
> using Crimson and an ancient version of Xalan-J, the JDK 1.5 build is
> going to use Sun-has-modfied-Xerces and Sun-has-modified-Xalan-XSLTC
> and in the end Kaffe (if it ever gets that far) will use GNU JAXP.
> Note that only the JDK 1.4 builds will send nag mails, so whoever is
> interested in the results has to either manually check them at brutus
> or subscribe to the related RSS feeds.

This is cool.

What would happen if we run all of gump without xerces, that is, against 
whatever JAXP is on the runtime?

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