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    ConsuML is the project name for developing XML grammar on Sourceforge.

    ConsuML stands for Consumption Markup Language.

    ConsuML is licensed under GNU GPL.

    Current (short) description:[edit | edit source]

    The goal of ConsuML development is to produce an XML tag schema that can be used to markup information within The Consumerium Exchange and Backend Information for generating stub articles to the Content Wiki on-demand.

    This information includes (very incomplete):

    ConsuML is not the top development priority. Instead the focus is on the Content Wiki

    relation to attention.xml[edit | edit source]

    The attention.xml standard that is intended to store data on link transit sharable across web services, may help also to test reliability of information about companies or products or services:

    ConsuML can integrate into pages information about how much attention it received: pages which hundreds of people have looked at are much less likely to be accurate than pages that hundreds of thousands have looked at, if everyone of those people had a chance to edit. A good metric of how trustworthy something is, is how many people looked at it without changing it, when all had a chance to change it.

    Old description:[edit | edit source]

    Consumerium is a not-for-profit project, developed under GFDL license, to develop free software and infrastructure for storage, transport and display of product information to consumers and feedback to the producers to enhance the consumer experience, advance product development and to keep this planet as hospitable as possible in the future.

    The goal of ConsuML development is to produce an XML tag schema that can be used to markup information about

    for use in the Consumerium-project and other applicable Point of Sale applications paying special attention to maintaining the historical data so that when the current data is changed the historical state is preserved for retrospection and

    • XSLT-transformations to facilitate data-interchange with other information systems or languages used to express similar or related information, such as ebXML and IXRetail