Emacs nxml-mode

16 Jan, 2004

Good, free, XML editors: they're surprisingly hard to come by.

I've been using GNU Emacs' standard sgml-mode, augmented with my own xml-lite for indentation. (In truth, I used the CVS version of sgml-mode, which amounts to the same thing.) And I've found this to be quite adequate for my XML-editing needs ... even if it's not DTD-savvy.

Then, a couple of days ago, I discovered James Clark's wonderful nxml-mode package ... and let me tell you, it rocks! Features include:

Very, very nice work.