[xsd-users] Xerces-C++ 3.0.0 released

Boris Kolpackov boris at codesynthesis.com
Tue Sep 30 09:52:56 EDT 2008


Xerces-C++ 3.0.0 was released yesterday. The summary of the major
new features is as follows:

  * Autotools-based build system for the UNIX/Linux/Mac OS X platforms
  * Project files for VC++ 9
  * Support for the ICU transcoder in VC++ 7.1, 8, and 9 project files
  * libcurl-based net accessor
  * Support for XInclude in DOM
  * Support for both XPath 1 and XPath 2 models in the DOM XPath interface
  * Support for the XML Schema subset of XPath 1 in DOM
  * Conformance to the final DOM Level 3 interface specification
  * Ability to provide custom DOM memory manager as well as tune the global 
    DOM heap parameters
  * All public and widely used interfaces as well as a large portion of the 
    implementation were converted to be 64-bit safe.
  * Various XML Schema fixes including the fix for the large maxOccurs and 
    minOccurs bug as well as for the changed ##other interpretation
  * Reviewed and cleaned up diagnostics messages
  * Optimizations for SAX/SAX2 and DOM parsing as well as XML Schema 

For the official announcement please see:


Source code as well as precompiled binaries for a number of platforms
can be downloaded from the Xerces-C++ Download page:


XSD 3.2.0 was extensively tested with Xerces-C++ 3.0.0 (prior to the 
release of both packages) and all precompiled binaries from now on
will be built with this (or later) version of Xerces-C++.


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