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RE: How compatible are XML Schema implementations?

There seem to be three approaches to compatibility.

1. Use a tool that can generate one kind of schema from another. XML
Authority and XML Spy can do this - but beware of losing information (for
example, when going from XML Schema to a DTD).
2. For schema languages in XML (this obviously rules out DTD) use XSLT style
sheets. I have seen references for style sheets to go from the April 00
version to the CR (October 00) version and back.
3. Write a program (like A Conversion tool from DTD to XML Schema at

John F Schlesinger
SysCore Solutions
212 619 5200 x 219
917 886 5895 Mobile

-----Original Message-----
From: Jonathan Robie [mailto:Jonathan.Robie@SoftwareAG-USA.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 1:47 PM
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: How compatible are XML Schema implementations?

I am looking for people who have experience with more than one
implementation of XML Schema. How compatible are current XML Schema
implementations are? How easy is it to develop applications that work with
more than one implementation?