Differences between UD6/CMtool and UD7/XML-DATA and W3C XML-DATA format

March Hare produce two (2) drivers that write XML files for Uniface:

Both produce XML files that are based on the XML-DATA standard from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) which can be found on their web site at:


However, the UD6/CMtool is specifically designed enable Uniface source code to be stored in text files, for the purpose of making developing and managing Uniface source code easier and more flexible.

The UD7/XML-DATA driver is specifically designed to meet the needs of organisations needing to interface with systems that communicate data in the XML-DATA format.

Specifically the differences include:

Further Information

How the driver works
How the driver works with Source Code Control
Format of the files
Modifying the XML files directly
Division of the entities

UD6 Overview
How to use the driver with a configuration management solution

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