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NDRProfile Schema Version 1.0 User Guide



Joshua Lubell, Betty Harvey, Puja Goyal, Katherine C. Morris


The NDRProfile schema provides a common syntax for exchanging, managing, and reusing XML Schema naming and design rules (NDRs). NDRProfile, used by NIST's Quality of Design (QOD) application as a format for import and export of rule sets, is also useful for general exchange of NDRs and, with accompanying stylesheets and other materials, provides an environment for authoring and formatting NDR documentation. This paper describes the content of the NDRProfile schema and its various uses.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7547
Report Number


Testbed-XML Schema, Testbed-QOD, NDR, QOD, XML Schema, Naming and Design Rules, quality, best practices


Lubell, J. , Harvey, B. , Goyal, P. and Morris, K. (2008), NDRProfile Schema Version 1.0 User Guide, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created December 16, 2008, Updated November 10, 2018