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IBM Offers Free Commercial License of XML tool for Java

IBM Corp. announced today the company will offer a free commercial license of its XML for Java parser.

The parser is designed to help developers parse, process, and create XML documents. Previously limited to a 90 day trial offer, developers can now use and incorporate IBM's XML parser in their development work. The offering will be available for download from IBM's alphaWorks Website (

Already in use in a number of commercial Web applications, XML is designed to make online information "smarter"--that is, easier to find, categorize, and customize--via tags that identify certain information within a document. IBM's XML parser implements the existing XML Recommendation, in addition to the draft W3C proposals for Namespace, DOM and SAX.