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xmlschema v2.5.0


XML Schema validator and data conversion library for Python




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Development status: stable

Software functionality

XSD 1.0 and XSD 1.1 validator and decoder

detailed information

xmlschema v2.5.0


Last release 2023-09-21 (v2.5.0)

Type of maintenance internal

Api documentation xmlschema API

Extended description

The xmlschema library is an implementation of XML Schema for Python (supports Python 3.7+).

This library arises from the needs of a solid Python layer for processing XML Schema based files for MaX (Materials design at the Exascale) European project. A significant problem is the encoding and the decoding of the XML data files produced by different simulation software. Another important requirement is the XML data validation, in order to put the produced data under control. The lack of a suitable alternative for Python in the schema-based decoding of XML data has led to build this library. Obviously this library can be useful for other cases related to XML Schema based processing, not only for the original scope.

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