Sharing the XML models: what interest is there?

After a general introduction, this article describes the context of a project for creating a directory of XML models carried out in co-operation with the laboratory Paragraph, Edifrance, Mutu-XML, GFII, FING and UIC; it also discusses the general interest of this project. A description of the directory will be given later with the main ways of operation that are expected: modes of storage, sharing, consultation, research and revision of models of documents and associated examples. Finally, the results of the project and the prospects for it are presented.