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   RE: [xml-dev] Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?

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I agree: the current implementations are nowhere near compatible enough. If 
you use XML Schema, and you need it to work compatibly across 
implementations, be loud - and speak directly to the people who are 
responsible for solving the problem. Submit concrete examples of 

Call to Arms:

When you encounter an instance that illustrates compatibility problems, 
don't let it drop! Instead, do the following:

1. Let's figure out which implementations do a particularly good job of 
implementing XML Schema. If there are one or two that are really good, that 
would be very useful information, even if there are a bunch that are not 
good. Let's make compatibility a marketable commodity.

2. If the spec is clear and the implementation simply does not implement 
the spec, let the vendor know the problem, and that compatibility really 
matters to you. Let's put pressure on the vendors.

3. In places where the spec is not clear, or where you as an implementor of 
XML Schema find it difficult to implement, let's see some email traffic 
sent to XML Schema. Send your feedback to:


I note that there is a spam problem on this comments list. Sigh. XSL and 
XQuery have fixed their spam problems, I'll send email to the Schema IG 
suggesting that this is a problem.



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