SoftQuad Software, Ltd. announced XMetaL 3, a major upgrade to its XML content creation software. The new version features ease-of-use and collaboration
capabilities for content authors and provides developers with an XML editor with a rich development environment that supports the W3C XML Schema. New features include: Revision Marking; Preview in HTML and PDF; Enhanced integration with Microsoft Office; and support for WebDAV. XMetaL 3’s new developer features include: XMetaL Forms Toolkit; Java API; and support for both W3C Schema and DTDs. XMetaL 3 will be available in January 2002. New users can purchase XMetaL 3 for $495 (U.S.) per single user license; an upgrade is $195 (U.S.). XMetaL is sold directly and through authorized resellers. Volume discounts, site licenses, partner programs and on-site training are all available.