> > > I have managed to get several XML files into PostgreSQL by writing a parser,
> > > and it is a huge hassle, the public parsers are too picky. I am thinking that a
> > > fuzzy parser, combined with some intelligence and an XML DTD reader, could make
> > > a very cool utility, one which I have not been able to find.
> > >
> > > Perhaps it is a two stage process? First pass creates a schema which can be
> > > modified/corrected, the second pass loads the data.
> > Can we accept only relational XML. Does that buy us anything? Are the
> > other database vendors outputting heirchical XML? Are they using
> > foreign/primary keys to do it?
> Then what's the point? Almost no one creates a non-hierarchical XML. For the
> utility to be usefull, beyond just a different format for pg_dump, it has to
> deal with these issues and do the right thing.
Oh, seems XML will be much more complicated than I thought.
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