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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: [xmlbeans] quick heads up on experimental module
Date Thu, 14 Aug 2003 23:14:54 GMT
  XMLBeans looks pretty good at first look - it took me about 30 minutes 
to get it installed and working. It had trouble with the Sun copy of 
the schemas I was using, but using the BEA copies of the J2EE schemas 
it worked fine. (I'm assuming XSDs are free to distribute here - surely 
they must be).

Have checked in the XMLBeans version of xmlbeans if anyone fancies a 
play. (Please read the README.txt about how to manually download the 

On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 11:50  pm, James Strachan wrote:

> On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 11:26  pm, James Strachan wrote:
>> On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 11:23  pm, Ou, Rong wrote:
>>> I played around a little with BEA's XMLBeans 
>>> ( and it seemed to 
>>> work better than JAXB. They do claim 100% XML Schema support :). Not 
>>> sure about licensing compatibility.
>> Its definitely next on my list to play with unless anyone else beats 
>> me to it. Plus XMLBeans is meant to be incubating at Apache sometimes 
>> soon (not seen anything in CVS yet).
> Its ironic that I chose the same CVS module name as 'XMLBeans' - I 
> have only just realized :).
> Oh and one of the examples in XMLBeans is for creating beans for the 
> J2EE schema which makes it look a likely contender! Especially once 
> its ASF licensed. Though the 3.4Mb jar looks quite big - though there 
> is heaps of stuff in there we don't need (WSDL stuff and heaps of 
> schemas and stuff).
> James
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