public abstract class Schema extends Object
This object represents a set of constraints that can be checked/ enforced against an XML document.
Schema object is thread safe and applications are
encouraged to share it across many parsers in many threads.
Schema object is immutable in the sense that it shouldn't
change the set of constraints once it is created. In other words,
if an application validates the same document twice against the same
Schema, it must always produce the same result.
Two kinds of validators can be created from a
Validator, which provides highly-level validation
operations that cover typical use cases. The other is
ValidatorHandler, which works on top of SAX for better
This specification does not refine
In other words, if you parse the same schema twice, you may
|Modifier||Constructor and Description|
Constructor for the derived class.
|Modifier and Type||Method and Description|
The constructor does nothing.
public abstract Validator newValidator()
A validator enforces/checks the set of constraints this object represents.
public abstract ValidatorHandler newValidatorHandler()