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by Deepak Vohra 09/15/2004 An XML schema defines the structure of the elements and attributes in an XML document.
For an XML document to be valid based on an XML schema, the XML document has to be validated against the XML schema.
Probably for performance reasons, IE 5.0 toggles off the validation flag that the Microsoft XML parser it is based on regularly makes available.
If you're programmatically using this parser in your own code, you don't have a problem because the validation capability is turned on by default.
All you need is to include the required dependency libraries.
Another way to run the project will be to add the Xml Beans libraries in the buildpath.
For an XML document to be based on an XML schema, the XML document is required to be validated with the schema.Because of the ‘e Xtensible’ nature of XML (e Xtensible Markup Language), often there is a requirement to restrict and validate the content of an XML document to a pre-defined structure and values.XSD (XML Schema Definition Language) is the W3C recommended language for describing and validating XML documents.The former lets you validate the document on the fly.
The latter causes a second browser window to pop up with the HTML source code that the browser is processing.For example, the following will fail because the XML document is missing the ‘Middle Name’ element.