XML Editors for W2K

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From: Dan Kohn (dan@dankohn.com)
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 09:04:33 PDT

I'm trying to edit an Internet-Draft using the RFC 2629 DTD
<http://www.normos.org/ietf/rfc/rfc2629.txt> and am !@#$%^&* at the pathetic
state of the (free) tools. XML Spy 3.0b2 can edit in text mode, but the
table view drag and drop is completely buggy, and the interface is
non-intuitive for non database applications. HTML-Kit has a plug-in MSXML
validator but no WYSIWYG or table/tree mode for prompting. XML Notepad is a

Can you recommend an XML editor that has (preferably) 3 modes: source,
table/tree, and something close to fill-in-the-form WYSIWYG? XMetaL seems
like the best bet from <http://www.xmlsoftware.com/editors/>, but I wanted
to check before shelling out $150.

Also, is anyone working on XSL for the rfc2629.dtd? It seems like the
perfect application for XSL.


                - dan

Daniel Kohn <mailto:dan@dankohn.com>
tel:+1-425-602-6222  fax:+1-425-602-6223

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