RE: [xsl] XML Diff and Merge

Subject: RE: [xsl] XML Diff and Merge
From: "Hofman, Peter" <peter.hofman@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 13:59:34 +0200
I'm still using ExamXML from

It's pretty cheap (USD 29 for single user license and USD 285 for site
They also have commandline interface and Java API for ExamXML as well as
CSV to XML and XML to CSV conversion tools.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: philip.vallone@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:philip.vallone@xxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: donderdag 3 juli 2008 13:50
>To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [xsl] XML Diff and Merge
>Altova has diffdog
>From: Marroc <marrocdanderfluff@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Date: 2008/07/03 Thu AM 05:27:41 CDT
>To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [xsl] XML Diff and Merge
>Hi all, Do you use any visual XML Diff tool to compare the
>results of XSL transforms? I've had a look at these:
>- IBM Alphaworks produce an XML Diff and Merge tool that
>sounds perfect.
>Unfortunately it doesn't run under recent Java VMs (I tried it).
>- StylusStudio - has XML Diff under Tools > Show Differences
>in > Files - it does indeed show the differences and they are
>nicely presented and colour coded but the individual files are
>not editable and differences cannot be applied.
>- oXygen XML Author has a Diff tool that works well and allows
>merging of changes in either direction between a pair of
>files. It also has a simple command line that should allow it
>to be started automatically from a CMS.
>Do you know of any other tools I should be considering?
>Specifically Free Software or Open Source would be good.

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