The general discussion list is not really a "project" but it
is the heart of the XML:DB initiative.
It is here that people meet to discuss all items of general
interest to the XML database community.
The list is a vendor neutral open forum and discussion of any
topic related to XML database technology and standards is
acceptable and encouraged.
The list is not intended for product marketing. However, posting of
product announcements is acceptable if you follow some
- The subject line of the message contains the term [Announce]
at the start of the line.
- The product being announced is of direct interest to the XML
- The contents of the message describe what the product is,
why it is of interest to the XML:DB community and provides a link to find
- If the announcement is for an update to an existing product
the message should contain a description of what has changed in
the new version.
- This is a technical list so the message should specify what
is interesting from a technical perspective. Marketing hype is
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