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

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Spencer [mailto:paul.spencer@alphaxml.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 2:12 AM
> To: Jonathan Robie; Dare Obasanjo; Eric van der Vlist; 
> xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?
> > Call to Arms:
> >
> > When you encounter an instance that illustrates compatibility 
> > problems, don't let it drop! Instead, do the following:
> >
>  ...
> > 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.
> But wouldn't it be nice if more vendors acknowledged bug 
> reports? I have sometimes had useful "yes, it is an error, 
> this is the problem and here is a workaround" messages, but 
> more often, the report drops into a black hole and I never 
> hear again. Not exactly encouraging when I might have spent 
> hours distilling the problem down to a simple example.
> Would any vendors here like to comment?

People both on this list and XMLSHEMA-DEV have emailed me with issues
which I have tried to resolve and filed bugs for if they turned out to
be defects in our product. 

We also track our newsgroups and try to resolve issues raised by users
on them as well. 

I assumed that most vendors do this...

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