The CAM editor toolkit implements the OASIS CAM standard.
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An approach for XML Validation using OASIS Content Assembly Mechanism (CAM) templates to support a wide array of complex message exchanges with business partners using B2B or B2C business patterns. The CAM templates simplify and externalize the validation rules while allowing the gateway to act as a pass-through on information that is not directly relevant.
New features include enhanced tool for evaluating a schema and template against naming and design rules (NDR). The evaluator is capable of flagging a whole range of common mistakes and issues from XSD schema.
The term representation rules and the assessment score are all configurable via xslt functions that are in a separate include file.
Michael Sorens examines the capabilities of OASIS CAM in a series of articles on DEVX.
Part 1 and Part 2 are now available.
Michael explains: "The generic-sounding Content Assembly Mechanism, or CAM, is actually an exciting step forward from XML Schema, but it's new, and not well documented. This article series represents CAM: The Missing Manual".