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Subject: Re: [xsl] XML / XSL Editors
From: "M. David Peterson" <m.david.x2x2x@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 10:27:51 -0700

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On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 16:51:36 +0000, Antsnio Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi:
> I just change my email address, i was formerly xptm@xxxxxxxx
> First, let me tell i did search the archives for this but didn't find
> satisfactory information. I didn't search google cause i believe i
> only find info from vendors.
> So here it is the question: My boss wants me to evaluate a XML / XSL
> Editor in order to aquire some licenses (+-5) of the selected one. I
> have limited knowdeledge of XML/XSL and XPath (6 moths) very little of
> DTD and practically none on Schema, XQwery, XInclude and things that
> start with X. This meaning i don't now exactly what to look for in
> such a editor, so i'll try to describe our intended use.
> We want to define some XML strucutures, with nested nodes (recursive
> was the word my boss used but i don't think it's correct).
> We need to enforce some list of possible values on some nodes, both on
> creation and edition.
> We want to edit(insert) / visualize the XML in a tree-like (hierarqly)
> view. We want to copy&paste or move chunks of nodes alongside the
> nested tree.
> The insertion/editing should be in a "form-like" manner, with
> conboboxes to the "constrainted" nodes.
> Since you have a lot of info on mdb database, some kind of mapping
> would be good, but it's not mandatory. Also, in XSLT processing i'll
> acess many data that probably remain in db.
> Since for our next projects were bounded to XSL 1.0, there's no need
> to 2.0 support, but i would very like to have it.
> Also, if you have some sugestions on another features you think are
> important please let me know.
> So what Editors would people on the list recomend?
> Thanks in adavance.


:: M. David Peterson ::
XML & XML Transformations, C#, .NET, and Functional Languages Specialist

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