Link: Source Author or Organization: Gerald Schmidt XML Copy Editor is a fast, free, validating XML editor. Can lock tags so editing is restricted to content areas.Binaries are released for Windows and Linux simultaneously. XML Copy Editor is available in Chinese (simplified and traditional), English, French, German, Slovak, Swedish and Ukrainian.Free, open-source, multi-platform, under active development. Validation against Relax NG schemas and XSD are built in (DTD's too, of course), with Doc Book, Topic Maps, DITA, Open Laszlo, TEI, XHTML and other vocabularies already added. There are Linux packages for Arch, Fedora Core 4 and 5/6, Slackware and Ubuntu.
W3C Members can also participate in the W3C XML Schema Interest Group, a forum for the discussion of technical issues relating to the development of XML Schema.
See also: Robin Cover's index of XML Schema materials.
XML Schema 1.1 (in two parts) is a W3C Recommendation.
It is intended to be mostly compatible with XML Schema 1.0 and to have approximately the same scope, but also to fix bugs and make whatever improvements we can, consistent with the constraints on scope and compatibility.
XML Schema 1.1 Part 2: Datatypes and XML Schema 1.1 Part 1: Structures are available.
There is also a Test Collection aimed at determining which parts of XSD 1.1 have been implemented; several implementations are under development.
If you find errors in Schema 1.1, please let us know.
The specifications are now maintained by the W3C XML Core Working Group.
Tools · Usage · Resources · Specifications and Development XML Schemas express shared vocabularies and allow machines to carry out rules made by people.
They provide a means for defining the structure, content and semantics of XML documents. XML Schema 1.0 was approved as a W3C Recommendation on and a second edition incorporating many errata was published on 28 October 2004; see reference list for pointers.
The XML Schema Working Group, part of the XML Activity, is responsible for the W3C's work on this topic -- for details see the Working Group's charter.