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<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>I would not settle on an XML schema yet since we do not know who
will deliver the exam. I know that Pearson VUE (sorry for mentioning this
company again, I understand that this group somehow only endorses Prometric) required
some special information for each question, including whether it was easy,
intermediate or hard [another reason that a group needs to oversee all or most
of the questions, so that these levels are consistent]. IMO we really need to
first determine how to deliver the exam, then get the technical requirements
from the institution that will deliver it, and then define the data format.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>--Christian<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US>I haven't yet figured out how other exams
actually capture their questions, so I decided that the best way to accomplish
this wasn't to come up with a spreadsheet, Word document but instead for us to
provide submissions via XML. </span>Attached is a very basic schema.<br>
<br>
Of course, if one of the subject areas is XML, I didn't put in all the right
validation. Anyway, take a quick peek and figure out what else we will need for
a &quot;basic&quot; level of certification.<o:p></o:p></p>

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