[logback-dev] [JIRA] Created: (LBCORE-239) Minimal XSD schema for the Logback XML configuration file
Geoffrey De Smet (JIRA)
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Fri Dec 2 09:40:13 CET 2011
Minimal XSD schema for the Logback XML configuration file
Issue Type: New Feature
Affects Versions: 1.0.0
Reporter: Geoffrey De Smet
Assignee: Logback dev list
Although it's probably impossible to have an XSD schema that has every possible configuration element,
it's possible to provide a valid XSD that allows any element at certain places, but does have a list of the common (= minimal set) of configuration elements, such as <configuration>, <appender> and <root>.
How to have a specific element that can have any child element?
<!-- The element "appender" can have any child element, for example "foo" or "bar" or "myOwnElement" -->
<xs:element name="appender" minOccurs="0">
<xs:documentation source="description">TODO The appender ...</xs:documentation>
<xs:any minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded" processContents="skip"/>
- Can be used to validate the xml in IntelliJ/Eclipse, without having to run it.
- Code completion for XML in IntelliJ/Eclipse
- The XSD description can explain what those "minimal" elements do. With IntelliJ (and Eclipse?) that "javadoc" pops up when writing it.
- Can also be used by logback itself to validate the xml at runtime.
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