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XML Schema Development Guidelines. Version 1.0



Mark E. Palmer, M Burns, T L. Teague


These guidelines summarize the background, rationale and guiding principles that the FIATECH program is using to produce XML domain schemas for automating information exchanges in the capital facilities industries and over the life cycle of equipment used in capital facilities. These principles, which are based on the work of the ebXML initiative and participants' experience with other software and standards development activities, are presented here as a working draft. This working draft will continue to be refined for use in FIATECH projects and potential use by other organizations initiating work on XML specifications for the capital facilities industries and for the equipment life cycle. We invite comments for improvement by all readers.If you have comments or recommendations for this document, or would like more information on the FIATECH program and the development of these guidelines, you may contact Mark Palmer, email: mark.palmer [at] (mark[dot]palmer[at]nist[dot]gov), or contact any of the other members of the Guidelines Team (listed on the cover page).
FIATECH Resources


capital facilities, equipment design, equipment purchasing, information exchange, supply chain integration, XML


Palmer, M. , Burns, M. and Teague, T. (2004), XML Schema Development Guidelines. Version 1.0, FIATECH Resources (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created February 1, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017