TimeML-validator A simple java application to check if your TimeML annotations are valid against the TimeML xsl schema. LICENSE Copyright 2012 Hector Llorens Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0; you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. COMPILATION AND JARING mkdir -p build/classes; javac -cp lib/commons-cli-1.2.jar:lib/NLP_BasicKit.jar:lib/Utils_BasicKit.jar -d build/classes src/timemlvalidator/Main.java NOTE: in windows use -cp "lib/*" (Java > 1.6) or separate libs by ; not : mkdir dist; jar cfm dist/TimeML-validator.jar manifest.mf -C build/classes/ . cp -R lib/ dist/;cp -R program-data/ dist/; INSTALLATION Just move/rename the TimeML-validator dist folder with the lib and program-data subfolders to any destination on your system. USAGE java -jar [path-to-the-jar/TimeML-validator.jar] file/s or folder/s EXAMPLE (if TimeML-validator is included in the CLASSPATH) java -jar TimeML-validator myfile.tml OPTIONS -d for debugging information -t for choosing normal (default) or minimum checking The "minimum" checking is less strict that the normal checking. This for example does require the ids to be, for example, "t+number" for TIMEX and does not check the TIMEX values. For detailed differences diff tml.xsd and tml-min-concistency.xsd.