XML News from Sunday, March 25, 2007

The Mozilla Project has released Firefox and These releases fix security flaws and improves support for Windows Vista. All users should upgrade.

John Cowan has released TagSoup 1.0.5, an open source, Java-language, SAX parser for nasty, ugly HTML. This release fixes a major bug in comment parsing as well as several other minor issues. All users should upgrade.

Cowan has also released TagSoup 1.1. This release adds an ill-considered JAXP adapter layer from Tatu Saloranta. The problem is TagSoup is not a general purpose XML parser, and trying to use it as one will only cause trouble.

JAPISoft has released EditiX 5.2, a $99 payware cross-platform XML editor written in Java. Features include XPath location and syntax error detection, context sensitive popups based on DTD, W3C XML Schema Language, and RelaxNG schemas, XSLT and XSL-FO previews, XInclude, XML catalogs, an XSLT debugger, DocBook support, and multi-view preview. Version 5.2 a adds refactoring support. EditiX is available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows.