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libxml (3)

Name

libxml - library used to parse XML files

Synopsis

Please see following description for synopsis

Description

libxml(3)                  Library Functions Manual                  libxml(3)



NAME
       libxml - library used to parse XML files

DESCRIPTION
       The  libxml  library is used to parse XML files.  Its internal document
       representation is as close as possible  to  the  DOM  (Document  Object
       Model)  interface,  an  API  for accessing XML or HTML structured docu-
       ments.

       The libxml library also has a SAX-like interface, which is designed  to
       be  compatible  with expat(1).  NOTE: SAX, the Simple API for XML, is a
       standard interface for event-based XML  parsing,  developed  collabora-
       tively  by the members of the XML-DEV mailing list, currently hosted by
       OASIS.  The expat library is a XML 1.0 parser written in C, which  aims
       to  be  fully conforming.  It is currently not a validating XML proces-
       sor.

       The libxml library now includes a nearly complete XPath implementation.
       The  XPath (XML Path Language) is a language for addressing parts of an
       XML document, designed to be used by both XSLT and XPointer.

       The libxml library exports Push and Pull  type  parser  interfaces  for
       both XML and html.

FILES
       /lib/libxml2.so       shared library

       /usr/bin/xmllint      binary application for parsing XML files

       /usr/bin/xml2-config  application for printing library configuration

AUTHORS
       Daniel  Veillard  (daniel@veillard.com).   Red Hat Inc.  Manual page by
       Ziying Sherwin (sherwin@nlm.nih.gov), Lister Hill National  Center  for
       Biomedical Communications, U.S. National Library of Medicine.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/libxml2  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Committed        |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       xmllint(1), libxslt(3), libexslt(3), xsltproc(1)



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source          was         downloaded         from          ftp://xml-
       soft.org/libxml2/libxml2-2.9.9.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://xmlsoft.org/.



                                 12 April 2000                       libxml(3)