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ThinkTank - XML styled editor

Building on an original idea from Peter Provost, the idea is to use a GUI similar to a "branching mind-map" like Freemind creates, as an XML viewer and editor.

I think it would be interesting to combine Freemind with a CSS-like stylesheet file. Such a stylesheet would allow a different representation for each node.

Sample file building on CSS and XPath:

//Tasks/Task[@Completed = "yes"]
  color: green;

//Tasks/Task[@DueDate < %System.DateTime.Today]
  color: red;
  font-weight: bold;

The edition of these files could be assisted by using an XSD file describing the grammar of the target XML files. The editor would help to define the XPath selectors.

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