|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Oracle XML Components and General FAQs, 4 of 18
Oracle's XML parser includes implementations in C, C++, PL/SQL, and Java for the full range of platforms on which Oracle8i runs.
Based on conformance tests, xml.com published Oracle's parser ranked in the top two validating parsers for its conformance to the XML 1.0 specification, including support for both SAX and DOM interfaces. The SAX and DOM interfaces conform to the W3C recommendations 1.0.
Version 2 (v2) of the Oracle XML parser provides integrated support for the following features:
The parsers are available on all Oracle platforms.
1 XPath is the W3C recommendation that specifies the data model and grammar for navigating an XML document utilized by XSLT, XLink and XML Query.